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macerate meaning

[ 'mæsəreit ]   Pronunciation:
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MeaningMobile
  • Verb: macerate  'masu`reyt
    1. Separate into constituents by soaking 
    2. Become soft or separate and disintegrate as a result of excessive soaking
      "the tissue macerated in the water" 
    3. Soften, usually by steeping in liquid, and cause to disintegrate as a result
      "macerate peaches"; "the gizzards macerates the food in the digestive system" 
    4. Cause to grow thin or weak
      - waste, emaciate

    Derived forms: macerating, macerated, macerates

    See also: maceration, macerative

    Type of: debilitate, drain, enfeeble, separate, soften

    Encyclopedia: Macerate


  • [Medicine]
    vb -at·ed; -at·ing vt : to soften (as tissue) by steeping or soaking so as to separate into constituent elements
    ¦ vi : to undergo maceration ‹allow the drug to macerate in hot water for one hour›
    n : a product of macerating : something prepared by maceration ‹examining the chromosomes in a liver macerate› —compare HOMOGENATE
Examples
  • Griffiths was macerated by this blasting flash from his well-intentioned good deed.
  • macerating toilet systems and related components
  • macerating toilet systems and related components
  • The tissue in the scorched region's completely macerated,
  • Applications of macerating enzyme in processing of fruits and vegetables
  • macerate : to steep an herb in fat, such as done with salve and ointments
  • Then put into stainless steel vats where they macerate in cold during one week before beginning to ferment
  • It is used in the macerate tank of some assembleline and can form qualified phosphating film
  • The grapes are put into stainless steel vats where they macerate in cold during one week before beginning to ferment
  • For example, vacuum metallurgy, power condensers, transtormers, vacuum macerate process, fore-sucking for vacuum coating equipment, etc
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