Associations to the word «Exhaust»


EXHAUST, verb. 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.
EXHAUST, verb. To empty by drawing or letting out the contents; as, to exhaust a well, or a treasury.
EXHAUST, verb. 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.
EXHAUST, verb. To bring out or develop completely; to discuss thoroughly; as, to exhaust a subject.
EXHAUST, verb. (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.
EXHAUST, noun. A system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged; see also exhaust system.
EXHAUST, noun. The steam let out of a cylinder after it has done its work there.
EXHAUST, noun. The foul air let out of a room through a register or pipe provided for the purpose.
EXHAUST, noun. An exhaust pipe, especially on a motor vehicle.
EXHAUST, noun. Short for exhaust gas.
EXHAUST, adjective. (obsolete) Exhausted; used up.
EXHAUST PIPE, noun. For internal combustion engines, the pipe that vents waste gases from the engine.
EXHAUST PIPES, noun. Plural of exhaust pipe
EXHAUST PURIFIER, noun. A device to filter exhaust gases.
EXHAUST SYSTEM, noun. (automotive) The subsystem of an engine that takes the products of the combustion chamber through a catalytic converter and silencer to the exhaust pipe
EXHAUST VALVE, noun. (in an internal combustion engine) a valve through which the products of combustion escape from the cylinder to the manifold

Dictionary definition

EXHAUST, noun. Gases ejected from an engine as waste products.
EXHAUST, noun. System consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged.
EXHAUST, verb. Wear out completely; "This kind of work exhausts me"; "I'm beat"; "He was all washed up after the exam".
EXHAUST, verb. Use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week".
EXHAUST, verb. Deplete; "exhaust one's savings"; "We quickly played out our strength".
EXHAUST, verb. Use up the whole supply of; "We have exhausted the food supplies".
EXHAUST, verb. Eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas".

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