Definitions for hemorrhageˈhɛm ər ɪdʒ, ˈhɛm rɪdʒ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hem•or•rhageˈhɛm ər ɪdʒ, ˈhɛm rɪdʒ(n.; v.)-rhaged, -rhag•ing.

  1. (n.)a profuse discharge of blood.

    Category: Pathology

  2. the loss of assets, esp. in large amounts.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Business

  3. (v.i.)to bleed profusely.

    Category: Pathology

  4. to lose assets, esp. in large amounts.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Business

  5. (v.t.)to lose (assets):

    The company was hemorrhaging cash.

    Category: Business

Origin of hemorrhage:

1665–75; < L haemorrhagia < Gk haimorrhagía. See hemo -, -rrhagia

hem`or•rhag′ic-əˈrædʒ ɪk(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bleeding, hemorrhage, haemorrhage(verb)

    the flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel

  2. shed blood, bleed, hemorrhage(verb)

    lose blood from one's body

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hemorrhage(noun)

    any discharge of blood from the blood vessels

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Hemorrhage

    Bleeding or escape of blood from a vessel.


  1. Hemorrhage (In My Hands)

    "Hemorrhage (In My Hands)" is a song by the rock band Fuel, released as the first single from their second album Something Like Human. The song has surpassed "Shimmer" to be Fuel's biggest hit to date. The single was #1 for 12 weeks on the U.S. Modern Rock Tracks chart and is the band's most successful song to date. An acoustic version is a bonus track on the special edition. It also hit #2 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, also their highest charting single on the chart. The song was also Billboard magazine's #5 Rock Song of the Decade according to their Best of the 2000s Rock Songs chart. In 2013 "Hemorrhage (In My Hands)" became the No.6 Alternative Rock song of the past 25 years according to Billboard's Alternative Chart 25th Anniversary: Top 100 Songs. To date, "Hemorrhage" is Fuel's highest charting single on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at #30. It also peaked #17 on the Adult Top 40 chart and #22 on the Mainstream Top 40 chart. The string section featured on the electric version was arranged by David Campbell.


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