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Definition of Vomiting

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eject stomach contents through the mouth; throw up
Vomiting Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(p. pr. & vb. n.)
of Vomit
  
(n.)
The spasmodic ejection of matter from the stomach through the mouth.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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vomiting
vomition \vo*mi"tion\ (?), n. [l. vomitio.] the act or power of vomiting.

JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Chwydiad = n. a vomiting
Cyfogiad = n. a vomiting
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
(synonym) vomit, emesis, regurgitation, disgorgement, puking
(hypernym) reflex, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction
(hyponym) rumination
(derivation) vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up

Noun
1. the matter ejected in vomiting
(synonym) vomitus, puke
(hypernym) body waste, excretion, excreta, excrement, excretory product
(derivation) vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up
2. a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
(synonym) emetic, vomitive, nauseant
(hypernym) remedy, curative, cure
(hyponym) ipecac
(derivation) vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up
3. the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
(synonym) vomiting, emesis, regurgitation, disgorgement, puking
(hypernym) reflex, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction
(hyponym) rumination
(derivation) vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up

Verb
1. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
(synonym) vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up
(antonym) keep down
(hypernym) excrete, egest, eliminate, pass
(derivation) vomiting, emesis, regurgitation, disgorgement, puking
Vomiting Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Phobia
Fear of vomiting secondary to airsickness
Vomiting Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Vomiting, also known as puking and throwing up, among other terms, is the involuntary, forceful expulsion of the contents of one's stomach through the mouth and sometimes the nose.

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Vomiting Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
NIDDK Digestive Diseases Dictionary
(VAH-muh-ting)
The release of stomach contents through the mouth.
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