1. The puff of air accompanying the release of a plosive consonant.
  2. A sound produced by such a puff of air.
  3. A mark of aspiration (#) used in Greek; the asper, or rough breathing.


  1. To remove a liquid or gas by means of suction.
  2. To inhale so as to draw something other than air into one's lungs.
  3. To produce an audible puff of breath. especially following a consonant.


  1. aspirated

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