What does evacuation mean?

Definitions for evacuation
ɪˌvæk yuˈeɪ ʃənevac·u·a·tion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word evacuation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. emptying, voidance, evacuation(noun)

    the act of removing the contents of something

  2. evacuation(noun)

    the act of evacuating; leaving a place in an orderly fashion; especially for protection

  3. elimination, evacuation, excretion, excreting, voiding(noun)

    the bodily process of discharging waste matter

Wiktionary

  1. evacuation(Noun)

    The act of emptying, clearing of the contents, or discharging, including creating a vacuum.

  2. evacuation(Noun)

    Withdrawal of troops or civils from a town, fortress, etc.

  3. evacuation(Noun)

    Voidance of any matter by the natural passages of the body or by an artificial opening; defecation; also, a diminution of the fluids of an animal body by cathartics, venesection, or other means.

  4. evacuation(Noun)

    The act of evacuating; leaving a place in an orderly fashion; especially for protection

  5. evacuation(Noun)

    That which is evacuated or discharged; especially, a discharge by stool or other natural means.

  6. evacuation(Noun)

    Abolition; nullification.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Evacuation(noun)

    the act of emptying, clearing of the contents, or discharging

    Etymology: [L. evacuatio: cf. F. vacuation.]

  2. Evacuation(noun)

    withdrawal of troops from a town, fortress, etc

    Etymology: [L. evacuatio: cf. F. vacuation.]

  3. Evacuation(noun)

    voidance of any matter by the natural passages of the body or by an artificial opening; defecation; also, a diminution of the fluids of an animal body by cathartics, venesection, or other means

    Etymology: [L. evacuatio: cf. F. vacuation.]

  4. Evacuation(noun)

    that which is evacuated or discharged; especially, a discharge by stool or other natural means

    Etymology: [L. evacuatio: cf. F. vacuation.]

  5. Evacuation(noun)

    abolition; nullification

    Etymology: [L. evacuatio: cf. F. vacuation.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. evacuation

    1. Removal of a patient by any of a variety of transport means (air, ground, rail, or sea) from a theater of military operation, or between health service support capabilities, for the purpose of preventing further illness or injury, providing additional care, or providing disposition of patients from the military health care system. 2. The clearance of personnel, animals, or materiel from a given locality. 3. The controlled process of collecting, classifying, and shipping unserviceable or abandoned materiel, US or foreign, to appropriate reclamation, maintenance, technical intelligence, or disposal facilities. 4. The ordered or authorized departure of noncombatants from a specific area by Department of State, Department of Defense, or appropriate military commander. This refers to the movement from one area to another in the same or different countries. The evacuation is caused by unusual or emergency circumstances and applies equally to command or non-command sponsored family members. See also evacuee; noncombatant evacuation operations.

How to pronounce evacuation?

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    Veena
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How to say evacuation in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of evacuation in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of evacuation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of evacuation in a Sentence

  1. Gholamreza Shariati:

    Some residents are resisting (evacuation calls) because of their livestock...and because they've experienced similar circumstances in the past.

  2. An ICE spokesman:

    Despite false rumors to the contrary, ICE does not conduct immigration enforcement operations at hurricane evacuation sites or shelters, such as during and immediately after hurricanes.

  3. Giorgos Kyritsis:

    The evacuation is progressing without any problem.

  4. Neil Chatterjee:

    Federal Energy Regulatory Commission continues to follow the reports on the situation at the Edenville and Sanford Dams. Our primary concern is the safety of Michigan residents, and we urge them all to continue heeding evacuation guidance by local emergency management agencies, when it is appropriate and safe to do so, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will send a staff engineer to the site to assist with the investigation. The Commission pledges to work closely with state officials and coordinate our investigatory efforts wherever possible.

  5. Warren Claybar:

    That also hit us hard with the evacuation of our cemetery staff, we are slowly starting to resume services again.

Images & Illustrations of evacuation

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