What does evacuation mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. emptying, voidance, evacuationnoun

    the act of removing the contents of something

  2. evacuationnoun

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

  3. elimination, evacuation, excretion, excreting, voidingnoun

    the bodily process of discharging waste matter

Wiktionary

  1. evacuationnoun

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

  2. evacuationnoun

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

  3. evacuationnoun

    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. evacuationnoun

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

  5. evacuationnoun

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

  6. evacuationnoun

    Abolition; nullification.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Evacuationnoun

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

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

  2. Evacuationnoun

    withdrawal of troops from a town, fortress, etc

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

  3. Evacuationnoun

    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. Evacuationnoun

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

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

  5. Evacuationnoun

    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.

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  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. Rahul Yadav:

    We have an evacuation plan in place and if need arises we will evacuate people to safer areas.

  2. Rahul Yadav:

    So far there are no (civilian) casualties but there is panic among people, we have an evacuation plan in place and if need arises we will evacuate people to safer areas.

  3. Harry Brock:

    From Palm Beach County all the way up to... the Florida-Georgia border, all those coastal counties have issued evacuation orders. And Palm Beach County important that residents heed those calls, get out now while you have time, while there's fuel available and you'll be safe on the roads.

  4. Oregon Governor Kate Brown:

    Heavy rains and wind have required the evacuation of residences and mudslides and high water have severely damaged or blocked major roadways in these areas of the state.

  5. Maya Konforti:

    An evacuation of the southern part of the jungle will put an end to most of the services migrants enjoy in the camp such as bars, shops, but also schools and churches, places of life.

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