hemorrhage definition

  • noun:
    • extortionate release of bloodstream through the bloodstream; profuse bleeding.
    • A copious lack of something valuable: a hemorrhage of business profits.
    • Alternative spelling of haemorrhage.
    • Any release of bloodstream through the arteries.
    • A discharge of bloodstream from blood-vessels: frequently applied to flux, either external or internal, from a vessel or vessels ruptured by disease or by a wound, and constituting, whenever significant and unchecked, an instantaneous danger your.
    • the blood circulation from a ruptured blood-vessel
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To bleed copiously.
    • To undergo an immediate and unexpected reduction: a gubernatorial applicant whose appeal hemorrhaged after a disastrous debate.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to reduce (anything valuable) quickly plus in volume: the business was hemorrhaging money when it was bought by another firm.
  • verb:
    • alternate spelling of haemorrhage.
    • drop bloodstream from one's body

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