meaning of Aspiration

Aspiration meaning in General Dictionary

The act of aspirating the pronunciation of a letter with a full or strong emission of breathing an aspirated noise

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  • a manner of articulation involving an audible release of breath
  • a cherished desire
  • the act of inhaling; the drawing-in of air (or other fumes) as in breathing
  • a will to succeed
  • The work of aspirating; the pronunciation of a letter with the full or powerful emission of breath; an aspirated sound.
  • The work of respiration; a breath; an inspiration.
  • The work of aspiring of a ardently desiring; strong desire; large desire.

Aspiration meaning in Medical Dictionary

reduction by suction of fluid and cells through a needle. Aspiration also is the accidental sucking in of meals particles or liquids into the lung area.


Aspiration meaning in Law Dictionary

1. drawing up a fluid. 2. taking a liquid in to the lung area while swallowing or being ill.


Aspiration meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1530s, "action of breathing into," from Latin aspirationem (nominative aspiratio) "a respiration on, a blowing upon; harsh breathing; impact," noun of action from past participle stem of aspirare (see aspire). Meaning "steadfast longing for a greater goal, earnest desire for some thing above one" is taped from c.1600 (sometimes collectively, as aspirations).

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  • belated 14c., "action of aspirating," noun of activity from aspirate (v.).

Aspiration meaning in Business Dictionary

1. Suction of a liquid. 2. Breathing a fluid into lungs whenever ingesting or vomiting.


Aspiration - German to English

aspiration

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  • aspiration of gastric articles
  • aspiration of tummy items
  • aspiration [ambition, hope]

Aspiration - French to English

pursuit

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  • aspiration

Aspiration meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The work of aspirating; the pronunciation of a letter with a full or strong emission of breathing; an aspirated sound.

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  • (n.) The work of respiration; a breath; an inspiration.
  • (letter.) The work of aspiring of a ardently desiring; strong desire; large need.

Sentence Examples with the word Aspiration

This, however, is a consideration altogether alien to the Christian spirit, the aspiration of which is to lay up treasures not on earth but in heaven.

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