expiration

  • 1 expiration — [ ɛkspirasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIVe; lat. expiratio 1 ♦ Action par laquelle les poumons expulsent l air qu ils ont inspiré. Inspiration et expiration. ⇒ respiration. Air chassé pendant l expiration. ⇒ haleine, souffle. Expiration par le nez, la bouche.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 expiration — I noun cessation, close, closing, closure, completion, conclusion, consummation, death, discontinuance, discontinuation, dissolution, dying, end, ending, expiry, exspiratio, finish, limit, period, retirement, running out, stop, stoppage, term,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Expiration — Ex pi*ra tion, n. [L. expiratio,exspiratio: cf. F. expiration. See {Expire}.] 1. The act of expiring; as: (a) (Physiol.) The act or process of breathing out, or forcing air from the lungs through the nose or mouth; as, respiration consists of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Expiration — may refer to: *Death *Exhalation *Expiration date (disambiguation) *Expiration (film) …

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  • 5 expiration — early 15c., vapor, breath, from M.Fr. expiration, from L. expirationem/exspirationem (nom. expiratio/exspiratio), noun of action from pp. stem of expirare/exspirare (see EXPIRE (Cf. expire)). Meaning termination, end, close is from 1560s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 expiration — Expiration. s. fem. v. Fin d un terme convenu. Il n a plus que six mois pour l expiration de son bail …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 7 expiration — [n] finish, demise cessation, close, closing, conclusion, death, decease, departure, dying, elapsing, end, expiry, going, passing, termination, terminus; concepts 119,304 Ant. beginning, birth, commencement, inception, start …

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  • 8 expiration — [eks΄pə rā′shən] n. [ME expiracioun < L expiratio, exspiratio < pp. of exspirare, EXPIRE] 1. a breathing out, as of air from the lungs 2. a) something breathed out b) a sound, etc. made by breathing out 3. a breathing one s last; dying …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 expiration — (èk spi ra sion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. 1°   Terme de physiologie. Action par laquelle les poumons expulsent l air qu ils ont inspiré. C est l expiration qui donne naissance à la voix. •   Hales a prouvé qu en supposant 1 200… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 10 EXPIRATION — n. f. Action d’expirer ou Résultat de cette action. Il se dit, en termes de Physiologie, de l’Action par laquelle les poumons rendent l’air qu’ils ont aspiré. La vie ne peut se soutenir sans l’inspiration et l’expiration. Il se dit aussi, en… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 11 expiration — An option is a wasting asset; i.e., it has a limited life, usually nine months. At the end of its life, it either becomes worthless (if it is at the money or out of the money), or is automatically exercised for the amount by which it is in the… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 12 EXPIRATION — s. f. Échéance d un terme dont on est convenu de part et d autre. Il n a plus que six mois jusqu à l expiration de son bail.   Il se dit aussi de La fin d un certain temps marqué. À l expiration de l année, du trimestre. EXPIRATION, en termes de… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 13 Expiration — The time when the option contract ceases to exist (expires). The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * expiration ex‧pir‧ation [ˌekspˈreɪʆn] noun [uncountable] when an official document, period of time, or right to buy shares, currency etc… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 14 expiration — n. at, on the expiration (what will he do at the expiration of his term in office?) * * * [ˌekspɪ reɪʃ(ə)n] on the expiration (what will he do at the expiration of his term in office?) at …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 Expiration — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Expiration », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Phase de la respiration (composée de l… …

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  • 16 expiration — /ˌekspə reɪʃ(ə)n/ noun the act of coming to an end ● the expiration of an insurance policy ● to repay before the expiration of the stated period ♦ on expiration of the lease when the lease comes to an end …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 17 expiration — /ek speuh ray sheuhn/, n. 1. a coming to an end; termination; close: the expiration of a contract. 2. the act of expiring, or breathing out; emission of air from the lungs. 3. Archaic. death. [1375 1425; late ME expiracioun < L expiration (s. of… …

    Universalium

  • 18 expiration — [[t]e̱kspɪre͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft the N of n The expiration of a fixed period of time is its ending. [FORMAL] He met with officials a few hours before the expiration of the midnight deadline …

    English dictionary

  • 19 expiration — expiry, expiration The primary meaning of expiry is ‘the end of the validity or duration of something’, as in on expiry of the lease at the end of the month. It is also a rather formal or euphemistic word for ‘death’. Expiration (which is,… …

    Modern English usage

  • 20 expiration — Cessation; termination from mere lapse of time, as the expiration date of a lease, insurance policy, statute, and the like. Coming to close; termination or end. The term expiration, as in an insurance policy, refers to termination of the policy… …

    Black's law dictionary