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For example, there is neither an intake or exhaust manifold on the motor.

Their historians said that toil did not wear out his body or exhaust his energy.

Thad opened the exhaust valve, let the air hiss from the chamber of the lock.

Is there a single spot which the eye, by any peering or prying, can fathom or exhaust?

You'll get a hernia of your exhaust pipe if you stay so tense.

The holes G which are bored around the cylinder are the exhaust ports.

One of these holes is the steam inlet and the other the exhaust.

Our subject, however, is one which we must be content not to exhaust.

Soot on the exhaust stacks proved that the motors had been tried, at least.

He was reluctant to exhaust a cartridge unless it was an absolute necessity.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, "to draw off or out, to use up completely," from Latin exhaustus, past participle of exhaurire "draw off, take away, use up," from ex- "off" (see ex-) + haurire "to draw up" (as water), from PIE *aus- "to draw water." Of resources, etc., from 1630s. Related: Exhausted; exhausting.

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