Expiration

Definition of Expiration

Ex`pi`ra´tion
n.1.(Physiol.) The act of expiring
The true cause of cold is an expiration from the globe of the earth.
- Bacon.
2.The last emission of breath; death.
2.That which is expired; matter breathed forth; that which is produced by breathing out, as a sound.
The aspirate "he," which is . . . a gentle expiration.
- G. Sharp.
3.A coming to a close; cessation; extinction; termination; end.
Before the expiration of thy time.
- Shak.

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