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Aspirate

As´pi`rate   Pronunciation: ăs´pĭ`rãt
v. t.1.To pronounce with a breathing, an aspirate, or an h sound; as, we aspirate the words horse and house; to aspirate a vowel or a liquid consonant.
[imp. & p. p. Aspirated ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Aspirating ( ).]
n.1.A sound consisting of, or characterized by, a breath like the sound of h; the breathing h or a character representing such a sound; an aspirated sound.
2.A mark of aspiration (
3.An elementary sound produced by the breath alone; a surd, or nonvocal consonant; as, f, th in thin, etc.
a.1.Pronounced with the h sound or with audible breath.
But yet they are not aspirate, i. e., with such an aspiration as h.
- Holder.
Noun1.aspirate - a consonant pronounced with aspiration
Verb1.aspirate - remove as if by suction; "draw in air"
Synonyms: draw in, suck in
2.aspirate - pronounce with aspiration; of stop sounds
3.aspirate - suck in air
breathe, breathe in, coo, draw in, inhale, inspire, maffle, mumble, murmur, mussitate, mutter, sigh, slurp, sniff, sniffle, snuff, snuff in, snuffle, suck, suck in, suckle, susurrate, whisper
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