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verb as in breathe out

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The flu-covered immune rodents were not exhaling virus into the air.

The larger respiratory droplets that are known to spread the coronavirus are larger bits of spit and mucus that a person propels outward when they forcefully exhale.

Filters in the tubing keep each patient’s exhaled air from infecting others.

Breathing in smaller airborne droplets exhaled or coughed out may also cause infection.

Between 30 and 40 percent of the people with coronavirus infections exhaled viruses if they wore no mask.

Changing the way you inhale and exhale can help you feel more relaxed, energized, or focused.

Then, exhale through a slightly open mouth as you count to four.

Like a gangster shooting in a Hays Code era motion picture, the inhale and the exhale are shown in separate shots.

Mom drew deeply on her cigarette, fingers shaking on the exhale.

Silently count to five on each inhale and exhale; continue for five to 15 minutes.

Nigel's enthusiasm seemed almost visibly to exhale from the paper as Isaacson held the letter in his hands.

Smoking was called drinking tobacco, as the fashionable method was to "put it through the nose" or exhale it through the nostrils.

The kitchen was so close to the living rooms that, at dinner-time, the whole house seemed to exhale a smell of roast mutton.

That organ has only to exhale, in its degree, a fostering tropic air in order to produce complications almost beyond reckoning.

As soon as conscious breathing was necessary it was my custom deliberately to inhale on one step and exhale on the next.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to exhale, such as: breathe, emit, give off, let out, discharge, and eject.

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