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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.
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
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.
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.
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(Medicine) med the discharging of waste matter from the body
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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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The tendency to higher levels of voiding has been rationalized on the basis of differences in physical properties between SnPb and Pb-free solders.
It is also effective in virtually any patient who is physically and cognitively able to manage a change in her voiding habits.
-- Attention to the common causes of acute urinary retention often will soon return voiding to normal, Dr.
It also records these episodes so that staff can establish a voiding pattern for the particular resident and can develop a specific toileting program.
While this can have a significant long-term effect on the building, it may have an immediate effect on voiding your roof warranty.
Abstract: Earlier work demonstrated use of micro-fluxed solder preforms as a mechanism to reduce voiding. The current work builds on these results to focus on developing an engineered approach to void reduction in leadless components (QFN) through increasing understanding of how processing parameters and use of custom micro-fluxed preforms interact.
The result is voiding: those areas on the resin or glass or at times both that do not receive the copper deposit.
* Compare and correlate the voiding measurement data between AXI laminography and transmission x-ray systems.
Where optical systems cannot investigate possible problems with QFPs is in understanding the level of voiding under the joint and, perhaps more importantly, where that voiding is located if it occurs.
Dysfunctional toileting behaviors were categorized as premature voiding, delayed voiding, and straining to void.
Forty percent of children are referred to outpatient clinics because of lower urinary tract (LUT) disorders (such as overactive/underactive bladder, dysfunctional voiding, enuresis) (Neveus et al., 2006), and LUT disorder symptoms were detected in 161 (21.8%) school-aged children (Vaz et al., 2012).