separate into constituents by soaking
become soft or separate and disintegrate as a result of excessive soaking
"the tissue macerated in the water"
soften, usually by steeping in liquid, and cause to disintegrate as a result
"macerate peaches"; "the gizzards macerates the food in the digestive system"
waste, emaciate, macerate(verb)
cause to grow thin or weak
"The treatment emaciated him"
A macerated substance.
To soften (something) or separate (something) into pieces by soaking (it) in a heated or unheated liquid.
To make lean; to cause to waste away.
To subdue the appetite by poor or scanty diet; to mortify.
to make lean; to cause to waste away
to subdue the appetites of by poor and scanty diet; to mortify
to soften by steeping in a liquid, with or without heat; to wear away or separate the parts of by steeping; as, to macerate animal or vegetable fiber
Origin: [L. maceratus, p. p. of macerare to make soft, weaken, enervate; cf. Gr. to knead.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mas′ėr-āt, v.t. to steep: to soften by steeping: to make lean: to mortify.—n. Macerā′tion, act of softening by steeping: mortification of the flesh by fasting and other severe modes of living. [L. macerāre, -ātum, to steep.]
The numerical value of macerate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of macerate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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