Definitions of vaccination

  1. the scar left following innoculation with a vaccine Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The act, art, or practice of vaccinating, or inoculating with the cowpox, in order to prevent or mitigate an attack of smallpox. Cf. Inoculation. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Act of inoculating, or making immune from smallpox, by injecting the virus of cowpox. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Inoculation with cowpox as a preventive of smallpox. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. The act of vaccinating. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. The act or practice of inoculating persons with the cow-pox in order to secure them from attacks of the small-pox. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for vaccination

  1. The results of last week's election in Russia are being challenged by twelve of the fourteen parties represented on the ballot; the only parties not hurling accusations of fraud are the Democrats, who won, and the Christian Communists, who are about as influential in Russian politics as the Vegetarian- Anti- Vaccination Party is here.... – Null-ABC by Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
  2. He meant the vaccination – White Queen of the Cannibals: The Story of Mary Slessor by A. J. Bueltmann