"to pronounce with audible breath," 1700; perhaps a back-formation from aspiration (n.2), or from French aspirer or directly from Latin aspiratus, past participle of aspirare (see aspire). Related: Aspirated; aspirating.
1. Burned patients frequently aspirate after regurgitation of fluids.
2. The concentration of acid in vomitus or aspirate need not reach this limit.
3. Conclusion Cytological examination by fine - needle aspirate biopsy was helpful to diagnosis.
4. I must treat the transparent glass to aspirate gently.
5. The word'hour'is pronounced without an initial aspirate.