halitus


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exhalation

 [eks″hah-la´shun]
1. the giving off of watery or other vapor, or of an effluvium.
2. a vapor or other substance exhaled or given off.
3. the act of breathing out; called also expiration and halitus.

hal·i·tus

(hal'i-tŭs),
Any exhalation, as of a breath or vapor.
[L., fr. halo, to breathe]

hal·i·tus

(hal'i-tŭs)
Any exhalation, as of a breath or vapor.
[L., fr. halo, to breathe]

hal·i·tus

(hal'i-tŭs)
Any exhalation, as of a breath or vapor.
[L., fr. halo, to breathe]
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The place, by the bye, was very stuffy and oppressive, and the faint halitus of freshly shed blood was in the air.
465-77 `...minora meritis patiar--ingratum caput, / revolvat animus igneos tauri halitus...': the epithet ingratus and the mention in the same verse of Medea's merita--with a sinister ambivalence making her `crimes' coincide with her `merits'--recall our distich; this also raises the question as to the role played in this relationship by Ovid's lost tragedy, Medea.
Halitus leucocephalus (white-headed or bald-eagle), at Ragmuff, and above and below Hunt's, and on pond below Mattawamkeag.