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e·vac·u·a·tion

 (ĭ-văk′yo͞o-ā′shən)
n.
1. The act of evacuating or the condition of being evacuated.
2. Physiology
a. Discharge of waste materials from the excretory passages of the body, especially from the bowels.
b. The material so discharged.

e•vac•u•a•tion

(ɪˌvæk yuˈeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act or process of evacuating or the condition of being evacuated.
2. something evacuated or discharged.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin]
e•vac′u•a`tive (-tɪv) adj.

evacuation

1. The process of moving any person who is wounded, injured, or ill to and/or between medical treatment facilities.
2. The clearance of personnel, animals, or materiel from a given locality.
3. The controlled process of collecting, classifying, and shipping unserviceable or abandoned materiel, US or foreign, to appropriate reclamation, maintenance, technical intelligence, or disposal facilities.
4. The ordered or authorized departure of noncombatants from a specific area by Department of State, Department of Defense, or appropriate military commander. This refers to the movement from one area to another in the same or different countries. The evacuation is caused by unusual or emergency circumstances and applies equally to command or non-command sponsored family members. See also evacuee; noncombatant evacuation operations.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.evacuation - the act of removing the contents of somethingevacuation - the act of removing the contents of something
remotion, removal - the act of removing; "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy"
drain, drainage - emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it
2.evacuation - the act of evacuating; leaving a place in an orderly fashion; especially for protection
withdrawal - the act of withdrawing; "the withdrawal of French troops from Vietnam"
medevac, medical evacuation, medivac - the evacuation of persons (usually by air transportation) to a place where they can receive medical care
3.evacuation - the bodily process of discharging waste matterevacuation - 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

evacuation

noun
1. removal, departure, withdrawal, clearance, flight, expulsion, exodus an evacuation of the city's four million inhabitants
2. abandonment, withdrawal from, pulling out, moving out, clearance from, vacation from the mass evacuation of Srebrenica

evacuation

noun
The act or process of discharging bodily wastes or foreign substances:
Medicine: catharsis.
Translations
إخْلاء، إجْلاء
evakueringrømning
kiürít és
brottflutningur; tæming
避難
evakuácia
evakuacija
boşaltmaçekilme

evacuation

[ɪˌvækjʊˈeɪʃən] N
1. [of people] → evacuación f
2. [of building, area] → evacuación f
3. (frm) [of bowels] → evacuación f

evacuation

[ɪˌvækjuˈeɪʃən] n
(= removal) [people] → évacuation f
(= clearing) [place] → évacuation f

evacuation

n (of fort, house, danger area)Räumung f; (of civilians, women, children)Evakuierung f

evacuation

[ɪˌvækjʊˈeɪʃn] n (see vb) → sfollamento, evacuazione f

evacuate

(iˈvӕkjueit) verb
1. to leave or withdraw from (a place), especially because of danger. The troops evacuated their position because of the enemy's advance.
2. to cause (inhabitants etc) to leave a place, especially because of danger. Children were evacuated from the city to the country during the war.
eˌvacuˈation noun

e·vac·u·a·tion

n. evacuación;
acción de vaciar esp. los intestinos;
acción de hacer un vacío.

evacuation

n evacuación f
References in classic literature ?
Their fundamental is, that all diseases arise from repletion; whence they conclude, that a great evacuation of the body is necessary, either through the natural passage or upwards at the mouth.
At that very time, in circumstances even more important than retreating without a battle, namely the evacuation and burning of Moscow, Rostopchin, who is usually represented as being the instigator of that event, acted in an altogether different manner from Kutuzov.
And therefore our politic Asclepius may be supposed to have exhibited the power of his art only to persons who, being generally of healthy constitution and habits of life, had a definite ailment; such as these he cured by purges and operations, and bade them live as usual, herein consulting the interests of the State; but bodies which disease had penetrated through and through he would not have attempted to cure by gradual processes of evacuation and infusion: he did not want to lengthen out good-for-nothing lives, or to have weak fathers begetting weaker sons;--if a man was not able to live in the ordinary way he had no business to cure him; for such a cure would have been of no use either to himself, or to the State.
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