Aspiration

Definition of Aspiration

As`pi`ra´tion
n.1.The act of aspirating; the pronunciation of a letter with a full or strong emission of breath; an aspirated sound.
If aspiration be defined to be an impetus of breathing.
- Wilkins.
2.The act of breathing; a breath; an inspiration.
3.The act of aspiring of a ardently desiring; strong wish; high desire.
Vague aspiration after military renown.
- Prescott.

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