(In`ha*la"tion) n. [Cf. F. inhalation.] The act of inhaling; also, that which is inhaled.
(In*hale") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inhaled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Inhaling.] [L. inhalare to breathe upon; pref.
in- in + halare to breathe: cf. F. inhaler. Cf. Exhale.] To breathe or draw into the lungs; to inspire; as,
to inhale air; opposed to exhale.
Martin was walking forth to inhale the fresh breeze of the evening.Arbuthnot.
(In*hal"ent) a. Used for inhaling; as, the inhalent end of a duct. Dana.
1. One who inhales.
2. An apparatus for inhaling any vapor or volatile substance, as ether or chloroform, for medicinal purposes.
3. A contrivance to filter, as air, in order to protect the lungs from inhaling damp or cold air, noxious
gases, dust, etc.; also, the respiratory apparatus for divers.
(In*hance") v. t. See Enhance.
(In`har*mon"ic In`har*mon"ic*al) a. Not harmonic; inharmonious; discordant; dissonant.
(In`har*mo"ni*ous) a. [Pref. in- not + harmonious: cf. F. inharmonieux.]
1. Not harmonious; unmusical; discordant; dissonant.
Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh.Cowper.
2. Conflicting; jarring; not in harmony.
(In`har*mo"ni*ous*ly), adv. Without harmony.
(In`har*mo"ni*ous*ness), n. The quality of being inharmonious; want of harmony; discord.
The inharmoniousness of a verse.A. Tucker.
(In*har"mo*ny) n. Want of harmony.
(In"haul` In"haul`er) , n. (Naut.) A rope used to draw in the jib boom, or flying jib boom.
(In*hearse") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inhearsed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Inhearsing.] To put in, or as
in, a hearse or coffin. Shak.
(In*here") v. i. [imp. & p. p. Inhered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Inhering.] [L. inhaerere; pref. in- in +
haerere to stick, hang. See Hesitate.] To be inherent; to stick (in); to be fixed or permanently incorporated
with something; to cleave (to); to belong, as attributes or qualities.
They do but inhere in the subject that supports them.Digby.
(In*her"ence In*her"en*cy) n. [Cf. F. inhérence.] The state of inhering; permanent existence
in something; innateness; inseparable and essential connection. Jer. Taylor.
(In*her"ent) a. [L. inhaerens, -entis, p. pr. of inhaerere: cf. F. inhérent. See Inhere.] Permanently
existing in something; inseparably attached or connected; naturally pertaining to; innate; inalienable; as,