[ tran-spahyuhrd ]
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  1. (of events) having taken place: If it weren't for a few recently transpired events, this may have very well been a day of celebration.

  2. emitted or given off through the surface, as of the body, leaves, or porous material: Recycling transpired water in the greenhouse can reduce water requirements for the plants inside it by as much as 90 to 99%.

  1. Environmental Science. relating to or being a panel or sheet having perforations allowing the passage of air heated by solar energy: The transpired air collector—a metal sheet with tiny holes to pull air through—takes advantage of the sunlight to heat the building on a cold Colorado day.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of transpire.

Origin of transpired


Other words from transpired

  • un·tran·spired, adjective

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