Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of LODGMENT

Pronunciation:  'lâjmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily; "the lodgment of the balloon in the tree"
  2. [n]  bringing a charge or accusation against someone
 

LODGMENT is a 8 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: lodgement, lodgement, lodging
 
 See Also: allegation, fastness, fixedness, fixity, fixture, secureness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lodg"ment\, n. [Written also {lodgement}.] [Cf. F.
logement. See {Lodge}, v.]
1. The act of lodging, or the state of being lodged.

         Any particle which is of size enough to make a
         lodgment afterwards in the small arteries. --Paley.

2. A lodging place; a room. [Obs.]

3. An accumulation or collection of something deposited in a
   place or remaining at rest.

4. (Mil.) The occupation and holding of a position, as by a
   besieging party; an instrument thrown up in a captured
   position; as, to effect a lodgment.

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY