Act or process of voiding feces from bowels.(noun)
Any of several processes for the removal of impurities, or for clarifying various materials.(noun)
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Use "defecation" in a sentence
"(Note to the Utods who read this blog: covering yourself in your own defecation is frowned upon over here.)"
"-- The purification of conjugial love may be compared with the purification of natural spirits, as effected by the chemists, and called defecation, 145."
"This spiritual purification may be compared with the purification of natural spirits, which is effected by the chemists, and is called defecation, rectification, castigation, acution, decantation, and sublimation; and wisdom purified may be compared with alcohol, which is a highly rectified spirit."