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Meaning of EVACUATION

Pronunciation:  i`vakyoo'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of evacuating; leaving a place in an orderly fashion; especially for protection
  2. [n]  the act of removing the contents of something
  3. [n]  the bodily process of discharging waste matter
 

EVACUATION is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: elimination, emptying, excreting, excretion, voidance, voiding
 
 See Also: defecation, discharge, drain, drainage, Dunkerque, Dunkirk, emission, expelling, incontinence, incontinency, laxation, medevac, medical evacuation, medivac, micturition, remotion, removal, shitting, urination, withdrawal

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E*vac`u*a"tion\, n. [L. evacuatio: cf. F.
['e]vacuation.]
1. The act of emptying, clearing of the contents, or
   discharging. Specifically:
   (a) (Mil.) Withdrawal of troops from a town, fortress,
       etc.
   (b) (Med.) Voidance of any matter by the natural passages
       of the body or by an artificial opening; defecation;
       also, a diminution of the fluids of an animal body by
       cathartics, venesection, or other means.

2. That which is evacuated or discharged; especially, a
   discharge by stool or other natural means. --Quincy.

3. Abolition; nullification. [Obs.] --Hooker.

{Evacuation day}, the anniversary of the day on which the
   British army evacuated the city of New York, November 25,
   1783.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming of an evacuation, suggests that you are isolating yourself and holding back your emotions. Dreaming that you are in a town that has been evacuated indicates that you are feeling rejected by those around you. You are feeling unaccepted.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abandonment, absentation, bloody flux, BM, bowel movement, casting away, catharsis, cessation, cleaning out, clearance, clearing, crap, decampment, defecation, dejection, departure, depletion, desuetude, diarrhea, discharging cargo, disuse, drainage, draining, dysentery, egress, elimination, emptying, escape, excretion, exhausting, exhaustion, exit, exodus, flight, flux, forsaking, getaway, going, hegira, jettison, jettisoning, leaving, lientery, loose bowels, movement, off-loading, parting, passing, pulling out, purgation, purge, removal, retirement, retreat, runs, shit, shits, stool, throwing overboard, trots, turistas, unloading, venting, voidance, voiding, walkout, withdrawal
 

 

 

 

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