Definitions of exhaust

  1. To draw or let out wholly; to drain off completely; as, to exhaust the water of a well; the moisture of the earth is exhausted by evaporation.
  2. To drain, metaphorically; to use or expend wholly, or till the supply comes to an end; to deprive wholly of strength; to use up; to weary or tire out; to wear out; as, to exhaust one's strength, patience, or resources.
  3. To bring out or develop completely; to discuss thoroughly; as, to exhaust a subject.
  4. To subject to the action of various solvents in order to remove all soluble substances or extractives; as, to exhaust a drug successively with water, alcohol, and ether.
  5. To empty by drawing off the contents; drain; weaken; wear out by exertion; discuss or treat thoroughly.
  6. To draw out the whole of: to use the whole strength of: to wear or tire out: to treat of or develop completely.
  7. To drain; empty; use up; weaken.
  8. To reduce; weaken.
  9. To examine or discuss to the uttermost.
  10. use up, as of resources or materials; " this car consumes a lot of gas"; " We exhausted our savings"; " They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
  11. create a vacuum in ( a bulb, flask, reaction vessel, etc.)
  12. deplete; " exhaust one's savings"; " We quickly played out our strength"
  13. wear out completely; " This kind of work exhausts me"; " I'm beat"; " He was all washed up after the exam"
  14. use up ( resources or materials); " this car consumes a lot of gas"; " We exhausted our savings"; " They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
  15. To draw out or drain off the wholo of; to empty by drawing out the contents; to use or expend the whole of by exertion, as one's strength; to tire out; to treat of, as a subject, so completely as to leave nothing unsaid.
  16. To empty by drawing out; to use and expend the whole; to fatigue very much.
  17. system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged
  18. gases ejected from an engine as waste products
  19. The steam let out of a cylinder after it has done its work there.
  20. The foul air let out of a room through a register or pipe provided for the purpose.
  21. That which is drawn off, as steam from an engine.
  22. Drained; exhausted; having expended or lost its energy.
  23. Pertaining to steam, air, gas, etc., that is released from the cylinder of an engine after having preformed its work.
  24. Exhaustible.
  25. Drained; exhausted.
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