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Meaning of EMPTYING

Pronunciation:  'empteeing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of removing the contents of something
 

EMPTYING is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: evacuation, voidance
 
 See Also: drain, drainage, remotion, removal

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Emp"ty*ing\, n.
1. The act of making empty. --Shak.

2. pl. The lees of beer, cider, etc.; yeast. [U.S.]

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aspiration, bleeding, bloodletting, broaching, cleaning out, clearance, clearing, cupping, defecation, depletion, discharging cargo, drafting, drainage, draining, drawing, egress, elimination, evacuation, excretion, exhausting, exhaustion, milking, off-loading, phlebotomy, pipetting, pumping, removal, siphoning, sucking, suction, tapping, unloading, venesection, venting, voidance, voiding
 

 

 

 

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