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Noun: expiration  ,ek-spu'rey-shun
  1. A coming to an end of a contract period
    "the expiration of his driver's licence";
    - termination, expiry
  2. A euphemistic expression for death
    - passing, loss, departure, exit, going, release
  3. The act of expelling air from the lungs
    - exhalation, breathing out

Derived forms: expirations

Type of: breath, death, decease, end, ending, expiry

Part of: breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation

Encyclopedia: Expiration