aspirate - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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present tense
present participleaspirating
past tenseaspirated
past participleaspirated
  1. 1
    linguistics to breathe out air while pronouncing a sound, for example the ‘h’ in ‘hat’
  2. 2
    medical to remove liquid from inside someone’s body, usually with a needle or syringe