Exhaust meaning

ĭg-zôst
To escape or pass out.

Steam exhausts through this valve.

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The definition of exhaust is the release of used steam or gas.

An example of exhaust is what comes out of a car's tail pipe.

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To make extremely weary; wear out.
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To discuss or treat completely; cover thoroughly.

Exhaust a topic.

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A duct or pipe through which waste material is emitted.
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An apparatus for drawing out noxious air or waste material by means of a partial vacuum.
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To draw off or let out completely (air, gas, etc.), as from a container.
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To use up; expend completely.

To exhaust one's resources.

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To drain of power, resources, etc.

War exhausted the nation.

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To tire out; make very weary; weaken.
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The foul air let out of a room through a register or pipe provided for the purpose.
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An exhaust pipe, especially on a motor vehicle.
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Short for exhaust gas.
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(obsolete) Exhausted; used up.
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To exhaust is defined as to use up, tire out or discharge.

An example of to exhaust is someone draining their savings account.

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To deal with, study, or develop completely and thoroughly.

To exhaust a subject.

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To be discharged or let out, as gas or steam from an engine.
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Something given off or let out, as fumes from a gasoline engine.
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To draw or let out wholly; to drain off completely; as, to exhaust the water of a well; the moisture of the earth is exhausted by evaporation.
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To empty by drawing or letting out the contents; as, to exhaust a well, or a treasury.
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To drain, metaphorically; to use or expend wholly, or till the supply comes to an end; to deprive wholly of strength; to use up; to weary or tire out; to wear out; as, to exhaust one's strength, patience, or resources.

A decrepit, exhausted old man at fifty-five. --Motley.

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To bring out or develop completely; to discuss thoroughly; as, to exhaust a subject.
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(chemistry) To subject to the action of various solvents in order to remove all soluble substances or extractives; as, to exhaust a drug successively with water, alcohol, and ether.
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A system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged; see also exhaust system.
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The steam let out of a cylinder after it has done its work there.
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Origin of exhaust

  • Latin exhaurīre exhaust- ex- ex- haurīre to draw

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin exhaustus, past participle of exhaurire (“to draw out, drink up, empty, exhaust”), from ex (“out”) + haurire (“to draw (especially water), drain”).

    From Wiktionary