Definitions

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  • n. the process of eliminating liquid waste from the body.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of voiding urine; micturition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of passing urine; micturition.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the discharge of urine

Etymologies

From the contraction of urinate, urin + -ation (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • As an experience of landscape as visceral as, say, seeking shelter during an earthquake or an incoming tornado, public urination is at least worth investigating in a landscape architecture studio.

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  • On one hand, You're In Control questions a basic social code of privacy by assuming that (even simulated) public urination is acceptable if the participant is playing a computer game.

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  • A breath weighs about one gram while a urination is a lot more, it probably wasn't 500 ml for Caeser's last--unless he was drinking a lot of beer before he got stabbed.

    The drugs people take — antibiotics, anti-convulsants, mood stabilizers, sex hormones — are in your drinking water.

  • Lastly, we mention a milky looking fluid, in quantity varying from one or two drops to half a teaspoonful, escaping at the beginning or end of urination, which is found to contain a greater or less quantity of spermatozoa.

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  • Generally the bowels become constipated and the animal makes frequent attempts at urination, which is painful, and the urine very dark colored.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

  • Anonymous claimed the attack was to highlight moves by the Government to ban the import of films featuring female ejaculation (which was classified as urination) as well as films featuring small-breasted women, over fears such films were simulating child pornography.

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  • The penile glans is much more fibrous and dense than an ear lobe, and it's obviously also a much more sensitive area - damage to the tissue from a premature stretch could cause a lot of pain with regular movement and urination, which is something you kind of can't avoid!

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  • DONT ever leave your box alone, the latest update caused it to require more power, the circuts will burn up really soon and catch fire, i am 15. this is not a hoax not that i want to be a spoil sport or anything but as the thread in on another forum was deleted. and some ppl on here don't sem to have alot of common sense was that really a good thing to say? at the very least i doubt pace / sky would be best pleased that you maybe unduly worring their customers ..... i was tryingto take some liquid waste product of the body secreted by the kidneys by a process of filtration from blood called urination and excreted through the urethra

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  • While I definitely question the truth of this story it is quite easy to see how a child who has only seen Animated could draw the conclusion that transformers run on petrol, an assumption which would only be reinforced by the "urination" scenes in the live-action films where the transformers release some sort of oil or lubricant. flamepanther

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  • Once tested, men with elevated levels face the decision of whether to proceed to biopsy, treatment and possible surgery, which carry the risk of life-altering complications, such as urination problems or sexual dysfunction.

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  • See also urinal of the planets.

    September 11, 2008

  • I have no shame.

    May 30, 2007

  • This, from the creator of the No-No List???

    May 30, 2007

  • Grooooaannn.... ;-)

    May 30, 2007

  • I used to share a completely obscure joke with my friends: if we were all hanging out somewhere and I felt the need to use the restroom, I'd casually mention that "the global community has finally agreed to recognize my sovereignty."

    To which my friends would respond, "You're a nation?"

    Exactly.

    May 30, 2007