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Definition of "evacuation" []

  • The act of evacuating or the condition of being evacuated. (noun)
  • Physiology Discharge of waste materials from the excretory passages of the body, especially from the bowels. (noun)
  • Physiology The material so discharged. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "evacuation" in a sentence
  • ""This is the first time I am using the term 'evacuation,' " the governor said, the Associated Press reported."
  • ""This is the first time I am using the term 'evacuation,' the first time I'm really asking you to leave," Sukhumbhand said."
  • "This is the first time I am using the term evacuation, the first time I'm really asking you to leave."