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Noun: aspirate  as-pu-rut
  1. A consonant pronounced with aspiration
Verb: aspirate  as-pu-rut
  1. Remove as if by suction
    "aspirate the wound";
    - draw out, suck out
  2. Pronounce with aspiration; of stop sounds
  3. Suck in (air)

Derived forms: aspirates, aspirating, aspirated

Type of: articulate, breathe in, consonant, enounce, enunciate, inhale, inspire, pronounce, remove, say, sound out, take, take away, withdraw

Encyclopedia: Aspirate