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Meaning of INSUFFLATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an act of blowing or breathing on or into something
  2. [n]  (medical) blowing air or medicated powder into the lungs (or into some other body cavity)
 

INSUFFLATION is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 See Also: blow, blowing, puff

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`suf*fla"tion\, n. [L. insuffatio: cf. F.
insuffation. See {In-} in, and {Sufflation}.]
The act of breathing on or into anything; especially:
(a) (R. C. Ch.) The breathing upon a person in the sacrament
    of baptism to symbolize the inspiration of a new
    spiritual life.
(b) (Med.) The act of blowing (a gas, powder, or vapor) into
    any cavity of the body.

 

 

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