pass water

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Verb1.pass water - eliminate urinepass water - eliminate urine; "Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug"
urinate - pass after the manner of urine; "The sick men urinated blood"
wet - make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating; "This eight year old boy still wets his bed"
stale - urinate, of cattle and horses
egest, excrete, eliminate, pass - eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"
ca-ca, crap, defecate, take a crap, stool, make - have a bowel movement; "The dog had made in the flower beds"
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They demanded that road and other infrastructure should be made water resilient with enough space through culverts to pass water easily.
The treatment - administered at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff, under general anaesthetic - made them relax, allowing her to pass water naturally.
What's most heartbreaking is seeing children crying from hunger and women having to pass water by the roadside, or the elderly needing medical attention because of the stress.
On the November 7, my husband Peter was in acute pain and distress after not passing urine since the day before after having a catheter removed to see if he could pass water correctly ready for his chemotherapy the following week.
Q I'm a 63-year-old man and over the past year or so I've noticed that when I go to pass water, it takes quite a few seconds before I can start.
* Thinner diverter elements for cooling circuits that pass water from one insert to another without drilling extra holes in plates.
"We just couldn't put two passes together, we couldn't pass water. It was really poor.
"BPH is associated with a number of common symptoms, including a need to pass water more frequently and urgently, often at night, with occasional leaking or dribbling, hesitancy in passing water, or a weak stream of straining, and a feeling that the bladder is never fully empty."
Q: I'm getting a stinging sensation when I pass water. Could this be cystitis?
It's not just women who need the loo more often as the years go by, as about 40% of men over 60 need to pass water more frequently and often urgently.
The disease, which affects an estimated 400,000 men and women in the UK, causes patients to feel constant pain in their bladder and they may pass water up to 60 times a day.