HyperDic: expectoration

English > 2 senses of the word expectoration:
NOUNprocessexpectorationthe process of coughing up and spitting out
actexpectoration, spit, spittingthe act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva)
English > expectoration: 2 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe process of coughing up and spitting out.
Broaderbodily process, body process, bodily function, activityAn organic process that takes place in the body
Spanishexpectoración
Verbsexpectoratedischarge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth
English > expectoration: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva).
Synonymsspit, spitting
Broaderexpulsion, projection, ejection, forcing outThe act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
Spanishexpectoración
Catalanesputació, expectoració
Verbsexpectoratedischarge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth

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