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aspirate in Linguistics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishaspirateas‧pi‧rate1 /ˈæspəreɪt/ verb [transitive] technical  SLto make the sound of an ‘h’ when speaking, or to blow out air when pronouncing some consonants→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
aspirateAn attempt was made where possible to aspirate gastric juice using a Teflon catheter passed down the suction biopsy channel.To aspirate the nasogastric tubes hourly.