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expirations

noun , plural of expiration

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1 the act of ceasing to exist
  • directed that upon her expiration her splendid Italian-style villa be given to the public as a museum
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2 the stopping of a process or activity
  • with the expiration of all brain activity there was no point in keeping the patient alive
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3 the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities
  • the cancer patient passed away sometime during the night, the exact moment of her expiration not being known
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