emptying


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Synonyms for emptying

the act of removing the contents of something

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The emptying station can be fitted with a dustproof seal, special valves for removing unwanted contaminants, and an automated screen system that optimizes the safety and quality of the end product.
Imprisonment, even house arrest, is a kind of emptying (loss of freedom of movement, loss of control, maybe even despair).
The determination is based on gastric emptying time, which can be calculated by feeding patients scrambled eggs laced with a radioactive tracer.
It is a dynamic identity that is to be grasped only in an unobjectifiable and pre-representational manner - through the pure activity of emptying.
Complete emptying is the key to responsible drum management.
Clinical studies have shown that exogenous administration of ghrelin peptide accelerates gastric emptying and stimulates interdigestive motility in healthy volunteers and gastroparesis patients.