verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of exhaust
Synonyms for exhaust
Antonyms for exhaust
Examples from the Web for exhaustibility
Historical Examples of exhaustibility
Experiences with the exhaustibility of the sexual mechanism speak for the same thing.Three Contributions to the Theory of Sex
I utterly deny the exhaustion of national genius; I even deny its exhaustibility.
verb (mainly tr)
- the expulsion of expanded gas or steam from an engine
- (as modifier)exhaust stroke
- the parts of an engine through which the exhausted gases or steam pass
- (as modifier)exhaust valve; exhaust pipe
Word Origin for exhaust
"waste gas," 1848, originally from steam engines, from exhaust (v.). In reference to internal combustion engines by 1896.