Definitions of evacuation

  1. the bodily process of discharging waste matter Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of removing the contents of something Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the act of evacuating; leaving a place in an orderly fashion; especially for protection Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. The act of emptying, clearing of the contents, or discharging. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Withdrawal of troops from a town, fortress, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. That which is evacuated or discharged; especially, a discharge by stool or other natural means. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Abolition; nullification. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. The act of withdrawing; the act of voiding; that which is voided. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. 1. Removal of waste material, especially from the bowels. 2. A discharge from the bowels, stool. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  11. A discharge. See Defecation. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  12. Act of emptying out: a withdrawing from: that which is discharged. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. The act of evacuating or that which is evacuated. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. The act of evacuating; withdrawing from; discharges by stool or otherwise; a diminution of the animal fluids. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. An emptying; a retiring from; voidance; discharge. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. Same etymon. The discharge of any matter whatever by the natural passages or by an artificial opening. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  17. [Latin] An emptying, especially of the bowels. na
  18. [Latin] A mass thrown out by evacuation; a stool. na
  19. Discharge from the bowels. American pocket medical dictionary.
  20. Matter discharged from the rectum. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  21. The act of removal of the contents of a cavity. It is often used to signify the emptying of the rectum and in this sense is synonymous with alvine e. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  22. n. Act of evacuating, emptying, or clearing; — withdrawal, as of a garrison or army from a place; —a discharge by stool or other natural means; — abolition; nullification. Cabinet Dictionary
  23. Such emissions as leave a vacancy; discharge; the practice of emptying the body by physick; discharges of the body by any vent natural or artificial. Complete Dictionary