American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1

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Author: Noah Webster

Expiration

EXPIRA’TION, n. [L. expiratio, from expiro. See Expire.]

1. The act of breathing out, or forcing the air from the lungs. Respiration consists of expiration and inspiration.

2. The last emission of breath; death.

3. The emission of volatile matter from any substance; evaporation; exhalation; as the expiration of warm air from the earth.

4. Matter expired; exhalation; vapor; fume.

5. Cessation; close; end; conclusion; termination of a limited time; as the expiration of a month or year; the expiration of a term of years; the expiration of a lease; the expiration of a contract or agreement.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Expiration," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed August 7, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=5AFS9AIUGQ71CC5.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Expiration." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 7 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=5AFS9AIUGQ71CC5.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Expiration' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 7 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=5AFS9AIUGQ71CC5.