HyperDic: inhalation

English > 2 senses of the word inhalation:
NOUNactinhalation, inspiration, aspiration, intake, breathing inthe act of inhaling
artifactinhalation, inhalanta medication to be taken by inhaling it
inhalation > pronunciation
Soundsihnahley'shahn; ih.nhhahley'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > inhalation: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing.
Synonymsinspiration, aspiration, intake, breathing in
Part ofbreathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilationThe bodily process of inhalation and exhalation
Narrowergasp, pantA short labored / labored intake of breath with the mouth open
puff, drag, pullA slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)
BroaderbreathThe process of taking in and expelling air during breathing
Spanishaspiración, inhalación, inspiración
Catalanaspiració, inhalació, inspiració
Adjectivesinhalantinhaling or serving for inhalation
inspiratorypertaining to the drawing in phase of respiration
Verbsinhaledraw in (air)
inhaledraw deep into the lungs in by breathing
English > inhalation: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA medication to be taken by inhaling it.
Broadermedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Verbsinhaledraw deep into the lungs in by breathing

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