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Meaning of INHALATION

Pronunciation:  `inhu'leyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing
  2. [n]  a medication to be taken by inhaling it
 

INHALATION is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: aspiration, breathing in, inhalant, inspiration
 
 See Also: breath, breathing, drag, external respiration, gasp, medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine, pant, puff, pull, respiration, ventilation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`ha*la"tion\, n. [Cf. F. inhalation.]
The act of inhaling; also, that which is inhaled.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: air current, Aqua-Lung, artificial respiration, aspiration, asthmatic wheeze, breath, breath of air, breathing, broken wind, cough, crosscurrent, current, current of air, downdraft, draft, exhalation, expiration, exsufflation, fall wind, flow of air, following wind, gasp, gulp, hack, head wind, hiccup, indraft, inflow, inhalator, inhalement, inrush, inspiration, insufflation, iron lung, jetstream, katabatic wind, monsoon, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, movement of air, oxygen mask, oxygen tent, pant, puff, respiration, scuba, sigh, sneeze, sniff, sniffle, snore, snoring, snuff, snuffle, sternutation, stertor, stream, stream of air, suck, sucking, suction, suspiration, tail wind, undercurrent, updraft, wheeze, wind
 

 

 

 

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