maceration definition

  • noun:
    • The work or means of macerating.
    • The work or process of macerating.
    • The work, process, or procedure of softening and virtually dissolving by steeping in a fluid. See macerate, 1.
    • The act or process of macerating or making lean or slim; the state to be macerated; leanness.
    • softening because of soaking or steeping
    • severe leanness (usually brought on by hunger or condition)

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