Synonyms

1. external-combustion_engine

noun. a heat engine in which ignition occurs outside the chamber (cylinder or turbine) in which heat is converted to mechanical energy.

Synonyms

  • steam engine

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2. respiration

noun. ['ˌrɛspɝˈeɪʃən'] the metabolic processes whereby certain organisms obtain energy from organic molecules; processes that take place in the cells and tissues during which energy is released and carbon dioxide is produced and absorbed by the blood to be transported to the lungs.

Synonyms

  • internal respiration
  • metabolism
  • cellular respiration

Antonyms

  • discontinuance
  • assembly
  • discontinuation
  • activation

Etymology

  • respiracioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • respiratio (Latin)

3. respiration

noun. ['ˌrɛspɝˈeɪʃən'] the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation.

Synonyms

  • hypopnea
  • activity
  • external respiration
  • snuffle
  • sniffle
  • bodily function
  • artificial respiration
  • heaving
  • hyperpnea
  • Cheyne-Stokes respiration
  • breathing in
  • bodily process
  • periodic breathing
  • smoking
  • snivel
  • second wind
  • wheeze
  • body process
  • intake
  • smoke
  • snore
  • stertor
  • hyperventilation
  • exhalation
  • abdominal breathing
  • breathing out
  • inhalation
  • ventilation
  • expiration
  • breathing
  • inspiration
  • panting
  • aspiration
  • eupnea
  • snoring

Antonyms

  • hypopnea
  • sink
  • source
  • peristalsis

Etymology

  • respiracioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • respiratio (Latin)

4. respiration

noun. ['ˌrɛspɝˈeɪʃən'] a single complete act of breathing in and out.

Synonyms

  • bodily process
  • activity
  • bodily function

Antonyms

  • dormant
  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • passive

Etymology

  • respiracioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • respiratio (Latin)

5. external

adjective. ['ɪkˈstɝːnəl'] happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface.

Synonyms

  • outside
  • outer
  • position

Antonyms

  • internal
  • southernness
  • anterior
  • posterior

Etymology

  • externus (Latin)
  • exter (Latin)

6. external

adjective. ['ɪkˈstɝːnəl'] from or between other countries.

Synonyms

  • outside
  • international

Antonyms

  • posteriority
  • outer
  • outwardness

Etymology

  • externus (Latin)
  • exter (Latin)

7. external

adjective. ['ɪkˈstɝːnəl'] coming from the outside.

Synonyms

  • outside
  • extrinsic

Antonyms

  • interior
  • inwardness
  • exterior

Etymology

  • externus (Latin)
  • exter (Latin)

8. external

noun. ['ɪkˈstɝːnəl'] outward features.

Synonyms

  • feature

Antonyms

  • centrality
  • anteriority

Etymology

  • externus (Latin)
  • exter (Latin)

9. external

adjective. ['ɪkˈstɝːnəl'] purely outward or superficial.

Antonyms

  • inner

Etymology

  • externus (Latin)
  • exter (Latin)

Example sentences of the word external-respiration


1. Noun Phrase
Breathing is often used to refer to external respiration or the process of drawing air into the body to get oxygen and expelling it to get rid of carbon dioxide.

2. Noun Phrase
The sponge is so simple that it does not have a special area of its body where gas exchange takes place, nor is there any distinction between internal and external respiration.

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