verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of exhaust
Synonyms for exhaust
Antonyms for exhaust
Examples from the Web for exhaustible
Historical Examples of exhaustible
The ground may be ever so rich in ingredients, but it is exhaustible.Valere Aude
For by another paradox—this time not of art but of nature—the extraordinary is exhaustible and the ordinary is not.The English Novel
Yet, let it not be thought that I regard the mind of England as exhausted, or even as exhaustible.
Conservation comprehends the substitution as far as possible of materials for those that are exhaustible.
The47 forces that have erected us from the worm, are they necessarily exhausted or exhaustible?Woman and Womanhood
C. W. Saleeby
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.