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|Noun||1.||manduction - the act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist; "the governor took Communion with the rest of the congregation"|
ritual - the prescribed procedure for conducting religious ceremonies
Eucharist, Eucharistic liturgy, Holy Eucharist, Holy Sacrament, Liturgy, Lord's Supper, sacrament of the Eucharist - a Christian sacrament commemorating the Last Supper by consecrating bread and wine
intercommunion - participation in Holy Communion by members of more than one church (eg Catholic and Orthodox)
|2.||manduction - biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow|
change of state - the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics
chomping - the act of chewing noisily
rumination - (of ruminants) chewing (the cud); "ruminants have remarkable powers of rumination"