Exhaustion

Ex*haus"tion

(?), n. [Cf. F. exhaustion.] 1. The act of draining out or draining off; the act of emptying completely of the contents.
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2. The state of being exhausted or emptied; the state of being deprived of strength or spirits.
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3. (Math.) An ancient geometrical method in which an exhaustive process was employed. It was nearly equivalent to the modern method of limits.
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The method of exhaustions was applied to great variety of propositions, pertaining to rectifications and quadratures, now investigated by the calculus.
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