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."