exhaust fumes

exhaust fumes
gases ejected from an engine as waste products
Syn: ↑exhaust, ↑fumes
Hypernyms: ↑gas, ↑waste, ↑waste material, ↑waste matter, ↑waste product

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  • fumes — noun gases ejected from an engine as waste products (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑exhaust, ↑exhaust fumes • Hypernyms: ↑gas, ↑waste, ↑waste material, ↑waste matter, ↑waste …   Useful english dictionary

  • fumes — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ acrid, noxious, poisonous, toxic ▪ diesel, exhaust, gas (AmE), petrol (BrE), traffic …   Collocations dictionary

  • exhaust — 01. Be careful you don t touch the [exhaust] pipe when you get on the motorcycle; it is really hot. 02. The young boys were totally [exhausted] after playing road hockey all afternoon. 03. The runner collapsed with [exhaustion] after completing… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • exhaust — I UK [ɪɡˈzɔːst] / US [ɪɡˈzɔst] verb [transitive] Word forms exhaust : present tense I/you/we/they exhaust he/she/it exhausts present participle exhausting past tense exhausted past participle exhausted * 1) to make someone extremely tired and… …   English dictionary

  • exhaust — [[t]ɪgzɔ͟ːst[/t]] ♦♦♦ exhausts, exhausting, exhausted 1) VERB If something exhausts you, it makes you so tired, either physically or mentally, that you have no energy left. [V n] Don t exhaust him... [V n] He took to walking long distances in an… …   English dictionary

  • exhaust — ex|haust1 [ıgˈzo:st US ˈzo:st] v [T] [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: exhaustus, past participle of exhaurire, from haurire to draw off liquid, drain ] 1.) to make someone feel extremely tired ▪ A full day s teaching exhausts me. exhaust… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • exhaust — ex|haust1 [ ıg zɔst ] verb transitive * 1. ) to make someone extremely tired and without energy: Caring for young children can exhaust you physically and mentally. 2. ) to use all you have of something: The expedition was forced to turn back when …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • exhaust —   Ho omāluhiluhi.    ♦ Exhaust fumes, ho upuka ea …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • exhaust — [eg zôst′, igzôst′] vt. [< L exhaustus, pp. of exhaurire, to draw out, exhaust < ex , out + haurire, to draw, drain < IE base * aus > ON ausa] 1. to draw off or let out completely (air, gas, etc.), as from a container 2. to use up;… …   English World dictionary

  • fumes — [n] pollution, gas in air effluvium, exhalation, exhaust, haze, miasma, reek, smog, smoke, stench, vapor; concepts 437,600 …   New thesaurus

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