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Meaning of VOMITING

Pronunciation:  v'âmuting

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth

VOMITING is a 8 letter word that starts with V.


 Synonyms: disgorgement, emesis, puking, regurgitation, vomit
 See Also: ejection, expulsion, forcing out, haematemesis, hematemesis, hyperemesis, inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, projection, reflex, rumination, unconditioned reflex



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Vom"it*ing\, n.
The spasmodic ejection of matter from the stomach through the

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: release of stomach contents through the mouth.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are vomiting indicates that you need to reject or discard an aspect of your life that is revolting. There are some emotions or concepts that you need to confront and then let go. Seeing others vomiting in your dream means false pretenses of people who try to take advantage of you.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Vomiting is a reflex integrated in the medulla oblongata. It starts with a sensation of nausea, then closing of the glottis, strong contraction of the abdominal muscles which forces the stomach contents to be ejected as the gastro-esophageal sphincter relaxes.