Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as hoast.
  • n. A draught; as much as a man can swallow.

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Examples

  • Condensation dribbled from the hydrogen-cell ex - haust as the red fiberglass chassis swayed on chromed shocks.

    Neuromancer

  • When it damped its fusion plume, the plasma ex - haust unfurling behind it dropped in density.

    Across The Sea Of Suns

  • The titanic rush of ex-haust gases vaporized the smaller fragments.

    Three Worlds To Conquer

  • _Fiat haust: sec: vel test: quâque horâ: extra horâ coenæ: regulariter sumendum.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 102, February 6, 1892

  • Bọðvarr spyrr Họtt, hverju þetta sætti; hann segir honum, at dýr eitt hafi þar komit tvá vetr í samt, mikit og ógurligt -- 'ok hefir vængi á bakinu ok flýgr þat jafnan; tvau haust hefir þat nú hingat vitjat ok gert mikinn skaða; á þat bíta ekki vápn, en kappar konungs koma ekki heim, þeir sem at eru einna mestir.'

    The Relation of the Hrolfs Saga Kraka and the Bjarkarimur to Beowulf A Contribution To The History Of Saga Development In England And The Scandinavian Countries

  • In our break, instead of the Weiners, there were three students from Munich, they were awfully nice, and we sang all the songs we knew; especially "Hoch vom Dachstein, wo der Aar nur haust," and "Forelle" and "Wo mein Schatz ist," were lovely, and the people in two different breaks sang together.

    A Young Girl's Diary

  • Eins ward, ein Fluch, -- auf den Bergen haust jetzt Zarathustra's Zorn, eine Wetterwolke schleicht er seines Wegs.

    A Book of Burlesques

  • Munich, they were awfully nice, and we sang all the songs we knew; especially "Hoch vom Dachstein, wo der Aar nur haust," and "Forelle" and "Wo mein Schatz ist," were lovely, and the people in two different breaks sang together.

    A Young Girl's Diary

  • A bus that emits water instead of ex- haust fumes was today unveiled as part of

    Evening Standard - Home

  • In a gas turbine combined-cycle cogeneration facility, after generating electricity, the hot ex­ haust from the gas combustion turbine-generator temperature processes to generate electricity by is used to make steam.

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