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Transpire meaning

transpire - 10 dictionary results

  1. 1. exude water vapor; " plants transpire"
  2. 2. To pass off in the form of vapor or insensible perspiration; to exhale.
  3. 3. To evaporate from living cells.
  4. 4. To escape from secrecy; to become public; as, the proceedings of the council soon transpired.
  5. 5. To happen or come to pass; to occur.
  6. 6. To excrete through the skin; to give off in the form of vapor; to exhale; to perspire.
  7. 7. To evaporate ( moisture) from living cells.
  8. 8. To exhale through pores.
  9. 9. To pass through the pores; become known.
  10. 10. transpiration.

transpire - examples of usage

  1. My point, then, is that " scientist" ought to live on its merits, " transpire" to die on its demerits. - "America To-day, Observations and Reflections", William Archer.
  2. This seeming rashness did not transpire at the time; had it done so, it might have appeared unintelligible- to Sally, at any rate. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
  3. What were their contents did not at the time transpire. - "Paddy Finn", W. H. G. Kingston.
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