urinator

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n urinator a person who urinates
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Eating dandelions can make you urinate more
    • n Urinator One who dives under water in search of something, as for pearls; a diver.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Urophobia is the fear of urine or urinating
    • n urinator A diver; one who plunges and sinks in water, as in search of pearls.
    • n urinator [capitalized] [NL. (Cuvier,1800;Lacépède,1801).] A genus of diving birds, giving name to the Urinatoridæ: variously applied.
    • n urinator Qnite recently the name was revived, and definitely restricted to the loons, whose usual generic name, Colymbus, was thereupon transferred to certain grebes. See Colymbus, and cuts under loon and tibia.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Cat's urine glows under a blacklight.
    • n Urinator a diver
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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
L., from urinari, to plunge under water, to dive
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. urina; cog. with Gr. ouron, Sans. vāri, water.

Usage

In literature:

At night a urinal can is provided in each company street.
"Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Infantry of the" by War Department
The mouth is dry and hot, the urine scanty, and the bowels frequently torpid.
"Diseases of the Horse's Foot" by Harry Caulton Reeks
Dr. Leo's researches on sugar in urine are interesting, and tend to correct the commonly accepted views on the subject.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 586, March 26, 1887" by Various
And there is neither sweat, nor stench, nor urine there.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2" by Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
All who obeyed were always well, but one man who urinated on the stones became crazy.
"Traditions of the Tinguian: A Study in Philippine Folk-Lore" by Fay-Cooper Cole
Again, it does not appear so injurious in this blood-producing capability, nor is the urine so pale, nor the face so altered.
"The Works of Aristotle the Famous Philosopher" by Anonymous
Which is the urine wherewith the corpse-bearers shall wash their hair and their bodies?
"Sacred Books of the East" by Various
We even drank our urine, which moistened our mouths indeed, but excited our thirst the more.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume X" by Robert Kerr
Excess urine had been associated with a wasting disease.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
Convulsions in children often result from a suppression of urine.
"Searchlights on Health" by B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
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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:

Pizza delivery man urinates on doorstep.
The Banality of Urinating on Taliban Corpses.
Greenwood Park bar under fire from neighbors for public sex, urination, noise.
Two crayfish fight in a cloud of visualized urine.
Military won't criminally prosecute soldiers who urinated on corpses, burned Korans.
Military said it will discipline soldiers in Afghanistan involved in urinating on corpses and burning copies of the Koran but won't criminally prosecute them.
MacroArray Technologies Identifies Urine Diagnostic Marker for High-Grade PIN.
An absorbent core for the collection of bodily liquids, such as urine, was patented.
The urinal is one of those things that makes us men.
With that in mind, the next most critical venue-bathroom category has to be best urinal , right.
Taken To the Urinal .
When he had difficulty urinating, he decided against going to the doctor in order to avoid the expense.
When he spotted blood in his urine, he went online to investigate what the cause might be.
Murder suspect throws urine, threatens corrections .
Marines accused of urinating on Afghan bodies face court-martial .
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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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