(Latin: from vacare, "to empty")
The fire fighters were experienced in managing abevacuations under critical circumstances.2. Dislodgment, or removals, through abnormal channels: Some grave diggers performed abevacuations at night.
More people will choose to make short day trips, instead.
2. Medicine which tends to empty an organ or passage.
3. Evacuating; promoting thorough evacuation; an evacuant medicine or agent; especially, from the bowels; being cathartic; purgative.
2. To remove (persons or things) from a place, as a dangerous place or disaster area, for reasons of safety or protection: "They had to evacuate the inhabitants of towns in the path of a flood."
3. To remove people from (a city, town, building, area, etc.) for reasons of safety: "The embassy was evacuated because of the bomb threat."
4. To remove (troops, wounded soldiers, civilians, etc.) from a war zone, combat area, etc.
5. To withdraw from or quit (a town, fort, etc., that has been occupied).
6. To discharge or eject as through the excretory passages; especially, from the bowels.
7. To void; to defecate.
2. To discharge, as of waste matter through the excretory passages; especially, from the bowels.
3. Something evacuated or discharged.
4. The removal of people or things from an endangered area.
5. Clearance by removal of troops, equipment, etc.
6. The withdrawal or removal of troops, civilians, etc.
2. That which discharges, as of waste matter through the excretory passages; especially, from the bowels.
3. The removal of people or things from an endangered area.
2. In medicine, an instrument for removing impacted feces from the rectum.
3. A mechanical evacuant; an instrument for the removal of fluid or small particles from a body cavity, or of impacted feces from the rectum.
4. Ellik evacuator, a special instrument with a glass receptacle, latex, or plastic bulb, and flexible tubing; used to evacuate tissue fragments, blood clots, or calculi from the urinary bladder.
2. A person who has been evacuated from a dangerous area.
In a vacuum or void; without reference to one's surroundings; without regard for reality.
2. A time in which an individual, or family stays, and relaxes at home; possibly taking day trips to local area attractions.
3. A portmanteau of "stay" (stay-at-home) and "vacation".
"This apartment building still has no vacancies."
"There is a vacancy on the second floor at the rear of the building."
"The personnel department is trying to fill a vacancy in the shipping department."2. A gap; an opening; a breach.
3. An office, position, or tenancy that is unfilled or unoccupied: "There is no vacancy on the Supreme Court."
4. A lack of thought or intelligence: "Shirley had a look of utter vacancy when she was asked what happened yesterday."
2. Having no occupant or tenant; unoccupied: "There were several vacant seats on the train."
"By the end of the game, the stadium was almost vacant."
"William, do you know of a vacant apartment in this neighborhood?"3. Devoid of thought or reflection: "Henry had a vacant mind after he heard the politician ranting and raving."
4. Characterized by, showing, or proceeding from lack of thought or intelligence: "Fay has a vacant expression on her face."
"People gave vacant stares at the guys who were arguing with each other on the side of the street."5. Not occupied by an incumbent, official, or the like.
6. Free from work, business, activity, etc.: "Jack and Jane have a few vacant hours before the next project is started."
"Since retiring, Marie's father has had a lot of vacant time on his hands."7. Devoid or destitute (often followed by of): "Hank was vacant of human sympathy for the beggar."
8. Having no tenant and devoid of furniture, fixtures, etc.: "It was a vacant house."
"William, do you know of a vacant apartment in this neighborhood?"