What does emptying mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. emptying, voidance, evacuationnoun

    the act of removing the contents of something


  1. emptyingnoun

    The act by which something is emptied.

    The bucket under the leaky roof needs frequent emptyings.

  2. emptyingverb

    Present participle of to empty.


  1. emptying

    Emptying refers to the act of removing everything or all contents from within something, usually a container, space, or area. This can also pertain to the process of becoming empty or void by exhausting, evacuating or depleting.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emptying

    of Empty

  2. Emptyingnoun

    the act of making empty

  3. Emptyingnoun

    the lees of beer, cider, etc.; yeast

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of emptying in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of emptying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of emptying in a Sentence

  1. Kelly Ayotte:

    Now is not the time to be emptying Guantanamo.

  2. Reid Wiseman:

    We pride ourselves on expeditionary behavior: being a good teammate, emptying the trash can when it’s full, cleaning out the dishwasher when your parents ask you. Those sorts of things, that’s really what we’re looking for in those first Artemis missions. Technical expertise. Team player.

  3. Erik Ekdahl:

    Unless we immediately reduce diversions, there is a real risk of Lake Mendocino emptying by the end of this year.

  4. Interior Minister Ranko Ostojic:

    It is absolutely unacceptable to have Greece emptying its refugee camps and sending people towards Croatia via Macedonia and Serbia.

  5. Melissa Majumdar:

    This study tells us much of what we already knew : Electrolytes -- like sodium and potassium -- contribute to better hydration, while calories in beverages result in slower gastric emptying and therefore slower release of urination.

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    (of a flowering plant) having two cotyledons in the seed
    A lank
    B lacerate
    C dicotyledonous
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