exhaust exhaust  /ɪɡ ˈzɔst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) gases ejected from an engine as waste products
  2. (n) system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged
  3. (v) wear out completely
  4. (v) use up (resources or materials)
  5. (v) deplete
  6. (v) use up the whole supply of
  7. (v) eliminate (a substance)

Usage(s):

  1. Temperate traffic policemen who grow dizzy on duty know that they are not drunk, but are mildly poisoned by carbon monoxide puffing invisibly from motor vehicle exhausts.
  2. Growing evidence suggests that pollutants in car exhaust may trigger heart attacks.
  3. His red pickup truck was parked near a small river where he used to play as a child; a green garden hose attached to the vehicle's exhaust funneled the fumes inside.

News

  1. Why Is The Chinese Government In The Car-Modifying Business?

    Estimates of China's new-car sales by 2020 range from 22 million to 31 million per year. It's no stretch to imagine the chrome wheels and coffee-can exhaust business spiking along with it. So, you won't be surprised that a local Beijing government built a huge complex outside the city just for tuning shops. It's called Tuner Tribe, also known by some as Cool Cars Town. It's a massive, former ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

  2. Oxford fire station to get diesel exhaust system

    OXFORD - The town will get a diesel exhaust ventilation system for the fire station.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

  3. Bathroom exhaust fan explodes, igniting apartment fire

    A bathroom exhaust fan explosion caused a small fire and about $15,000 worth of damage to a West Tropicana Avenue apartment complex Monday morning, fire officials said.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Sun

Quotes

  1. "The consequences of failure are so severe that I will exhaust every possibility to try to fix this situation," McCain says. "It's not just Iraq that they're interested in. It's the region, and then us."
    on Nov 27, 2006 By: John McCain Source: Yahoo! News

  2. Obama said that "this is the toughest issue we will face. We are going to exhaust every avenue that we have to prosecute those at Guantanamo who pose a danger to our country."
    on May 21, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN International

  3. The latest Army Field Manual limits the use of force, but Mr. Hayden said, "The Army Field Manual does not exhaust the universe of lawful interrogation techniques."
    on Mar 11, 2008 By: Michael Hayden Source: Washington Times

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