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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resuscitationnoun

    the act of reviving a person and returning them to consciousness

    "although he was apparently drowned, resuscitation was accomplished by artificial respiration"


  1. resuscitationnoun

    The act of resuscitating.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Resuscitationnoun

    The act of stirring up anew; the act of reviving, or state of being revived.

    Etymology: from resuscitate.

    Your very obliging manner of enquiring after me, at your resuscitation, should have been sooner answered; I sincerely rejoice at your recovery. Alexander Pope.


  1. Resuscitation

    Resuscitation is the process of correcting physiological disorders (such as lack of breathing or heartbeat) in an acutely ill patient. It is an important part of intensive care medicine, anesthesiology, trauma surgery and emergency medicine. Well known examples are cardiopulmonary resuscitation and mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.


  1. resuscitation

    Resuscitation is a medical procedure that involves the restoration of heart and lung function, usually after a cardiorespiratory arrest or severe injury. It can involve techniques such as artificial respiration and chest compressions, and may include the use of medication or defibrillation to stimulate the heart. The primary goal is to preserve life, prevent further harm, and restore health.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Resuscitationnoun

    the act of resuscitating, or state of being resuscitated

  2. Etymology: [L. resuscitatio.]


  1. Resuscitation

    Resuscitation is an album released by Detroit, Michigan electronic music duo ADULT. in 2001. Before this release, ADULT.'s output had consisted of various EPs and 12 inch singles released independently; this is actually a compilation album of many of their earlier singles. A bulk of the songs are presented on Resuscitation in remixed or re-recorded forms. ADULT.'s members, Adam Lee Miller and Nicola Kuperus distributed the album on their own label, Ersatz Audio. Kurperus, a visual artist, is also responsible for the album's cover art photography.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Resuscitation

    The restoration to life or consciousness of one apparently dead. (Dorland, 27th ed)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of resuscitation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of resuscitation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of resuscitation in a Sentence

  1. Anup Katheria:

    The practice of helping babies breathe while waiting to clamp the umbilical cord has been around for a long time; it makes sense for the sickest infants, we're focused on producing evidence that shows the benefits. We think this could become the foundation for practice changing resuscitation techniques, transforming outcomes for the most critical of newborns nationwide.

  2. Helen Wilson:

    We heard a couple of noises outside and people started running into the club. We didn't know what was going on. Then maybe five, six guys came in with machine guns and shotguns and just started shooting people. It was mayhem. When anyone started running, they would shoot them down. So we got down on the floor, nick was in front of me when we were lying on the ground and somebody moved and they just turned round and started shooting us. His back was to me and I couldn't see what happened and I tried to keep him talking and then I tried to give him mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and [the gunmen] were just sort of in the shadows and they would shoot if anyone said anything. Then he couldn't breathe anymore and I held him in my arms and told him I loved him.

  3. John Alejandro King:

    You don't drink to drown your sorrows, you drink to give them mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.

  4. Francis Cardinal George, OMI:

    Jesus did not come back from the grave as a ghost. Nor was it a simple resuscitation of a corpse. Jesus reversed death.

  5. Morten Boesen:

    He was gone. And we did cardiac resuscitation. And it was cardiac arrest, how close were we ? I do n’t know. We got him back after one defib. That’s quite fast.

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