urination

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n urination the discharge of urine
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Eating dandelions can make you urinate more
    • n Urination The act or process of voiding urine; micturition.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Urophobia is the fear of urine or urinating
    • n urination The act of passing urine; micturition.
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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.”

Usage

In literature:

While in a pack, the patient should not leave his bed, not even for the purpose of urinating or for stool.
"Valere Aude" by Louis Dechmann
Our eyes stung and watered from the reek of the ammonia in the cattle-urine.
"Tramping on Life" by Harry Kemp
And there is neither sweat, nor stench, nor urine there.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1"
Vicious elephants, trembling all over, are running hither and thither, urinating and ejecting excreta.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2"
Increase of urine in sleep.
"Zoonomia, Vol. I" by Erasmus Darwin
Such urine presents scarcely any sediment.
"Gilbertus Anglicus" by Henry Ebenezer Handerson
When this occurs at all steadily, I usually give directions to lessen the amount of food until the urine is again free from sediment.
"Fat and Blood" by S. Weir Mitchell
Nature's necessities have called me up; produce your utensil of urine.
"The Works of John Dryden, Vol. 6 (of 18)" by John Dryden
Within a foot or two of the furrow where alone washing of the person or of clothing was allowed stood the gaol urinals.
"The Transvaal from Within" by J. P. Fitzpatrick
Secondly, the discharged excrement and urine.
"The Mafulu" by Robert W. Williamson
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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:

In other news Friday, there was new fallout from a video that appears to show US Marines urinating on dead Taliban fighters in Afghanistan.
Duchamp 's Urinal Has Nothing on Boetti's Steamer: Review.
Talking Urinal Cakes Deployed to Curb Drunk Driving.
Poor Man's Jacuzzi/Creative Urinal Use.
The talking urinal cake meant to deter drunks from driving home has been stolen from Goog's Pub and Grub in Holland.
Owner Brad White says he realized it was missing last month, and said a second talking urinal cake is broken in a toilet.
America's old guy at the urinal moment.
Talking Urinal Cakes Help Michigan Battle Drunk Driving.
So, on the WBKR Waking Crew Show this morning I shared with you a story about an incredible new idea: talking urinals .
Lynn Sutfin, spokesman for the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning, explains the talking urinal cakes during a news conference.
Deploys Talking Urinal Cakes in DUI Fight.
News has been trickling in this weekend about Michigan's latest weapon in the fight against drunk driving – talking urinal cakes.
Taken To the Urinal .
Why Do Bars Have Ice in the Urinals .
Why do bars put ice in urinals , and does it do what it's supposed to do.
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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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