urinate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v urinate eliminate urine "Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug"
    • v urinate pass after the manner of urine "The sick men urinated blood"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Eating dandelions can make you urinate more
    • v. i Urinate To discharge urine; to make water.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Urophobia is the fear of urine or urinating
    • urinate To discharge urine; micturate; make water.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: A 13-year-old boy in India produced winged beetles in his urine after hatching the eggs in his body
    • v.i Urinate to discharge urine
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Quotations

  • William Shakespeare
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    “Macduff: What three things does drink especially provoke? Porter: Marry, sir, nose-painting, sleep, and urine.”
  • William Shakespeare
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    “Some men there are love not a gaping pig, some that are mad if they behold a cat, and others when the bagpipe sings I the nose cannot contain their urine.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
LL. urinare,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. urina; cog. with Gr. ouron, Sans. vāri, water.

Usage

In literature:

URINE OF A YOUNG MAN SUFFERING WITH SPERMATORRHOEA.
"Manhood Perfectly Restored" by Unknown
There is also a frequent desire to urinate, and the passage of the urine causes a sensation of scalding.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
If the bladder is full, there is a peculiar, irresistible desire to urinate when one hears running water.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.)" by W. Grant Hague, M.D.
If the cow emitted urine upon the person, it was considered a most salutary purification.
"The Mysteries of All Nations" by James Grant
The penis is the organ of urination as well as copulation.
"Plain Facts for Old and Young" by John Harvey Kellogg
The vat is (p. 146) made as follows: To 50 gallons of stale urine 4 lb.
"The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics" by Franklin Beech
At this stage, the quantity of urine voided was small and dark in colour.
"An Investigation into the Nature of Black Phthisis" by Archibald Makellar
They are represented in deep consultation upon the contents of an urinal.
"The Works of William Hogarth: In a Series of Engravings" by John Trusler
In addition to the inside latrines, an outside latrine with five seats and a urinal was built by our men.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
I arrived at length, after ten days travel, having nothing to support me but snails, and urine for my drink.
"Perils and Captivity" by Charlotte-Adélaïde [née Picard] Dard
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In poetry:

light's useless time away.
I stood, holding my breath,
in urine-scented hay,
master of life and death,
a wisp-haired judge whose law
would punish beak and claw.
"Barn Owl" by Gwen Harwood
Across the hall is the bedpan station.
The urine and stools pass hourly by my head
in silver bowls. They flush in unison
in the autoclave. My one dozen roses are dead.
"The Break" by Anne Sexton

In news:

Dr Queen swears it is not urine.
This involuntary urination during sleep is present in the absence of a urological or neurological disorder.
Bullies urinated in teen's hair gel .
The goal of retraining is to increase the amount of urine that you can hold within your bladder.
A diary is used to determine how often you urinate.
Iowan accused of urinating on co-workers' chairs.
He was forced to drink his urine to survive.
But the land of the far east is back at it again, this time with a video game where you remove a woman's clothes with your urine.
The guitar starts to scream when urine is detected on any of the strings.
Michigan State Police have distributed talking urinal cakes to about 400 eating and drinking establishments in Wayne, Bay, Delta and Ottawa counties.
Video made available January 11, 2012 allegedly shows US Marines urinating on dead Taliban.
The officer spotted the boy and slapped his mother with a $2,500 public urination ticket.
It is public urination .
From the 'Wastebook': robotic squirrels, talking urinals, and Congress.
Segments of Urinal Industry Expected to Experience Steady Stream of Growth.
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In science:

Each ferrous ion is surrounded by a distorted octahedron of flurine ( F − ) ions.
Domains and Interfaces in Random Fields
Each ferrous ion is surrounded by a distorted octahedron of flurine ( F − ) ions.
Random Field Ising Model
Of medical interest is the hypothesis that digoxin clearance is independent of urine flow controlling for creatinine clearance, i.e., Y ⊥⊥Z |X .
Nonparametric testing of conditional independence by means of the partial copula
Note: X= Creatinine clearance, Y = digoxin clearance, Z= urine flow.
Nonparametric testing of conditional independence by means of the partial copula
Reagent strips for the qualitative detection of alcohol in urine: SIMS-2 alcoho l sensor.
Influence of Alcohol Smell and Imagination on the Condition of the Human Organism and Subjective Human Experience
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