exhaust

Definitions:

  • To make extremely weary; wear out. <i>synonym</i>: <strong> tire</strong>.
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  • To remove a resource from; deplete.
  • To use up completely: <i>synonym</i>: <strong> deplete</strong>.
  • To discuss or treat completely; cover thoroughly.
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  • To let out the contents of (a container); cause or allow to escape.
  • To let out or draw off (a gas, for example) from a container.
  • To escape or pass out.
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  • The escape or release of vaporous waste material, as from an engine.
  • The fumes or gases so released.
  • A duct or pipe through which waste material is emitted.
  • An apparatus for drawing out noxious air or waste material by means of a partial vacuum.
  • A pump, fan, or other device for removing air from a building, enclosure, or receptacle, by lowering the pressure in the egress-pipe or flue.
  • . Same as <internalXref urlencoded="exhaust-steam">exhaust-steam</internalXref>.
  • Eduction; emission, as of steam from an engine.
  • To draw out or drain off the whole of; draw out till nothing of the matter drawn is left; remove or take out completely: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="exhaust">exhaust</internalXref> the water of a well, or the air from a receiver; to <em>exhaust</em> the contents of a mine, or of one's purse.
  • To use up or consume completely; expend or make away with the whole of; cause the total removal or loss of: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="exhaust">exhaust</internalXref> the fertility of the soil; to <em>exhaust</em> one's strength or resources; you have <em>exhausted</em> my patience.
  • To empty by drawing out the contents of; make empty by drawing from; specifically, in <em>chem.</em>, to empty or deprive of one or more ingredients by the use of solvents: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="exhaust">exhaust</internalXref> a closed vessel by means of an air-pump; to <em>exhaust</em> a cistern.
  • Hence To make weak or worthless by deprivation of essential properties or possessions; despoil of strength, resources, etc.; make useless or helpless: as, a man <em>exhausted</em> by fatigue or disease; bad husbandry <em>exhausts</em> the land; the long war <em>exhausted</em> the country.
  • To treat or examine exhaustively; take a complete view of; consider or view in all parts, bearings, or relations: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="exhaust">exhaust</internalXref> a topic, a study, or a pursuit; to <em>exhaust</em> a book by careful reading or study.
  • . To draw forth; excite.
  • Expended; drained; exhausted, as of energy or strength.
  • To draw or let out wholly; to drain off completely
  • To empty by drawing or letting out the contents.
  • 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.
  • To bring out or develop completely; to discuss thoroughly.
  • To subject to the action of various solvents in order to remove all soluble substances or extractives.
  • See under <er>Receiver</er>.
  • Drained; exhausted; having expended or lost its energy.
  • Pertaining to steam, air, gas, etc., that is released from the cylinder of an engine after having preformed its work.
  • a forced draught produced by drawing air through a place, as through a furnace, instead of blowing it through.
  • a fan blower so arranged as to produce an exhaust draught, or to draw air or gas out of a place, as out of a room in ventilating it.
  • the blast orifice or nozzle.
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  • the pipe that conveys exhaust steam from the cylinder to the atmosphere or to the condenser.
  • the opening, in the cylinder or valve, by which the exhaust steam escapes.
  • a machine for sorting grains, or purifying middlings by an exhaust draught.
  • steam which is allowed to escape from the cylinder after having been employed to produce motion of the piston.
  • a valve that lets exhaust steam escape out of a cylinder.
  • The steam let out of a cylinder after it has done its work there.
  • The foul air let out of a room through a register or pipe provided for the purpose.
  • 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.
  • To empty by drawing or letting out the contents; as, to exhaust a well, or a treasury.
  • 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.
  • To bring out or develop completely; to discuss thoroughly; as, to exhaust a subject.
  • 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.
  • A system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged; see also <xref>exhaust system</xref>.
  • The steam let out of a cylinder after it has done its work there.
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