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aspiration

1. 
a. the act of breathing
b. a breath
2. removal of air or fluid from a body cavity by suction
3. Med
a. the sucking of fluid or foreign matter into the air passages of the body
b. the removal of air or fluid from the body by suction

aspiration

[‚as·pə′rā·shən]
(medicine)
The removal of fluids from a cavity by suction.
(microbiology)
The use of suction to draw up a sample in a pipette.
(science and technology)
Act or the result of removing, carrying along, or drawing by suction.

aspiration

In an air-conditioned room, the pulling of room air into the moving air-stream which is discharging from a diffuser.
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El PESA, cuyo presupuesto en 2011 asciende a dos mil 550 millones de pesos, atiende de manera efectiva la pobreza mas severa, al mejorar la disponibilidad y el acceso fisico a los alimentos por medio de proyectos productivos y sustentables.
When closing conditions are satisfied, the Fund will ultimately invest PLN 300 million (approximately 69.7 million or $81 million) in PESA while indirectly taking over nearly 100% of the shares in PESA.