Definition of "maceration" [mac•er•a•tion]

  • (noun) The act or process of macerating.

Use "maceration" in a sentence

  • "In Provence, this process, known as maceration, is very short, which gives the wine a light color and a very delicate feel."
  • "Egg producers notably defend grinding up of newly hatched male chicks -- called maceration -- and other "euthanasia" on business rather than humane grounds."
  • "The third and final type of case which may confront the identification officer concerns the problem of maceration, that is, long immersion of the fingers in water."

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