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void

 (void)
adj.
1. Containing no matter; empty.
2. Not occupied; unfilled.
3. Completely lacking; devoid: void of understanding. See Synonyms at empty.
4. Ineffective; useless.
5. Having no legal force or validity; null: a contract rendered void.
6. Games Lacking cards of a particular suit in a dealt hand.
n.
1.
a. An empty space.
b. A vacuum.
2. An open space or a break in continuity; a gap.
3. A feeling or state of emptiness, loneliness, or loss.
4. Games Absence of cards of a particular suit in a dealt hand: a void in hearts.
v. void·ed, void·ing, voids
v.tr.
1. To take out (the contents of something); empty.
2. To excrete (body wastes).
3. To leave; vacate.
4. To make void or of no validity; invalidate: issued a new passport and voided the old one.
v.intr.
To excrete body wastes.

[Middle English, from Old French voide, feminine of voit, from Vulgar Latin *vocitus, alteration of Latin vacīvus, vocīvus, variant of vacuus, from vacāre, to be empty; see euə- in Indo-European roots.]

void′er n.

voiding

(ˈvɔɪdɪŋ)
n
(Medicine) med the discharging of waste matter from the body
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.voiding - the bodily process of discharging waste mattervoiding - the bodily process of discharging waste matter
defecation, laxation, shitting - the elimination of fecal waste through the anus
expelling, discharge, emission - any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body; "the discharge of pus"
incontinence, incontinency - involuntary urination or defecation
micturition, urination - the discharge of urine
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Amundsen and her colleagues had expected to find notably lower nighttime urinary volumes in the participants with detrusor overactivity because of a greater voiding frequency.
The degassing or voiding installations used are made of pieces of equipment that must be insulated from the external environment, require voiding whenever one introduces another quantity of alloy, and sometimes it is necessary to assure the existence of a reheating system, which implies high costs, as well as a long liquid treatment time.
An education program that taught men with uncomplicated lower urinary tract symptoms to make lifestyle changes reduced the frequency and urgency of urinary voiding in a pilot study of 25 patients with a mean age of 64 years.