How to use Aspirate in a sentence
Her voice has an aspirate quality; there seems always to be too much breath for the amount of tone.
The mediae have become aspirate tenues with a low intonation, which also marks the words having a simple initial consonant; while the former aspirates and the complex initials simplified in speech are uttered with a high tone, or, as the Tibetans say, " with a woman's voice," shrill and rapidly.
He thinks that the guttural element in E was a spirant, and therefore different from X, which is an aspirate.
On the west of the Aegean a new symbol was invented for the aspirate value, and this spread over the mainland and was carried by emigrants to Rhodes, Sicily and Italy.
The symbol 9 or H was then employed for the long open e-sound, a use suggested by the name of the letter, which, by the loss of the aspirate, had passed from Heta to Eta.Advertisement
This aspirate, expressed by j, often has no etymological origin; for example, Jimdalo, a nickname applied to Andalusians, is simply the word Andaluz pronounced with the strong aspiration.
Post-operative gastric emptying was assessed by measuring the oral intake and gastric aspirate.
Bone marrow invasion was shown in two of 14 patients on MR images which were confirmed by bone marrow aspirate.
A tiny sample of the marrow is then drawn (aspirated) into a syringe (a bone-marrow aspirate ).
Surgery is required to aspirate abscesses; consult with an ENT surgeon.Advertisement
When an audible emission of breath attends its production the aspirate bh is formed.
Patients who aspirate or have food and liquids reaching their lungs have been shown to improve when thin liquids are removed from their diet.
Some children aspirate the stomach contents, which can cause pneumonia or even sudden death.
The reason of this is apparently that the negative pressure of the pleural, and partly of the peritoneal, cavity tends to aspirate a liquid relatively thicker, so to speak, than that effused where no such extraneous mechanism is at work (James).