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Meaning of REMOTION

Pronunciation:  ri'mowshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of removing; "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy"
 

REMOTION is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: removal
 
 See Also: abscission, abstraction, autotomy, baring, cutting off, decontamination, deletion, denudation, dermabrasion, disembowelment, dislodgement, dislodgment, elimination, emptying, evacuation, evisceration, extraction, husking, riddance, rinse, rinsing, separation, skimming, stripping, uncovering, voidance, withdrawal

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*mo"tion\ (r?-m?"sh?n), n. [L. remotio. See
{Remove}.]
1. The act of removing; removal. [Obs.]

         This remotion of the duke and her Is practice only.
                                               --Shak.

2. The state of being remote; remoteness. [R.]

         The whitish gleam [of the stars] was the mask
         conferred by the enormity of their remotion. --De
                                               Quincey.

 

 

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