Perflate
Perflate Per*flate", v. t. [L. perflatus, p. p. of perflare to blow through.] To blow through. [Obs.] --Harvey. [1913 Webster]

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  • perflate — verb To blow through (as of wind). See Also: perflation …   Wiktionary

  • perflate — per·flate …   English syllables

  • perflate — pə(r)ˈflāt transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin perflatus, past participle of perflare, from per + flare to blow more at blow archaic : ventilate 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Perflable — Per fla*ble, a. [L. perflabilis. See {Perflate}.] Capable of being blown through. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wind — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Air in motion. < N PARAG:Wind >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 wind wind draught flatus afflatus efflation eluvium Sgm: N 1 air air Sgm: N 1 breath breath breath of air Sgm …   English dictionary for students

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