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Voiding  n.  
The act of one who, or that which, voids.
That which is voided; that which is ejected or evacuated; a remnant; a fragment. (R.)
Voiding knife, a knife used for gathering up fragments of food to put them into a voider.

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"Voiding" Quotes from Famous Books

... mean, firstly by "voided," and, secondly, by "other meats." Suppose any "meat" (I take the word to include drink) to contain no indigestible residuum, there need not be anything "voided" at all—if by "voiding" is meant expulsion ...
— The Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley Volume 3 • Leonard Huxley

... in this session were these:—An act for voiding all the elections of parliament men, at which the elected had been at any expense in meat, drink, ...
— The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II. - From William and Mary to George II. • Tobias Smollett

... consumption of food involves voiding of the surplus, which seems unsuitable to the state of innocence. Therefore it seems that man did not take food ...
— Summa Theologica, Part I (Prima Pars) - From the Complete American Edition • Thomas Aquinas

... Beckmesser, "everything becomes clear to me!" He jumps, hearing Sachs at the door, and stuffs the paper into his pocket. Sachs, in his handsome best-coat, meets him pleasantly. "You surely are not having any more trouble with the shoes?" Beckmesser's wrath holds in but a moment before voiding itself upon Sachs in accusation and threat. "Be sure, friend Sachs, I know you now!... That I may not stand in your way, you go so far even as to incite the mob to riot.... You have always been my enemy.... Now hear, whether I see through you. The maiden whom I have chosen, ...
— The Wagnerian Romances • Gertrude Hall

... the erogenous zones of the child's body there is one which certainly does not play the main role, and which cannot be the carrier of earliest sexual feeling—which, however, is destined for great things in later life. In both male and female it is connected with the voiding of urine (penis, clitoris), and in the former it is enclosed in a sack of mucous membrane, probably in order not to miss the irritations caused by the secretions which may arouse the sexual excitement at an early age. The sexual activities of this erogenous ...
— Three Contributions to the Theory of Sex • Sigmund Freud

... condition he lingered on, when about six months before his death, during a paroxysm of cough, he expectorated a mouthful of thick black matter, and continued so to do periodically, at intervals of about three weeks, seeming to experience relief after voiding the carbonaceous sputum. ...
— An Investigation into the Nature of Black Phthisis • Archibald Makellar

Words linked to "Voiding" :   urination, expelling, void, excreting, emission, incontinence, excretion, incontinency, laxation, evacuation, shitting, micturition, discharge

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