- to pass or discharge urine.
Origin of urinate
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Examples from the Web for urination
Summonses for low-level offenses like public drinking and urination fell 94 percent—from 4,831 to 300.Ground Zero of the NYPD Slowdown
January 1, 2015
We never actually see the end to his urination—“Evacuation (eternally not) complete.”
While it might be lesser-known, the urination scene in this film is undoubtedly the most memorable part.
Director Lee Daniels stormed the festival with The Paperboy—and its buzzy Nicole Kidman urination scene.Lee Daniels: Cannes Film Festival’s Mischief Maker
May 27, 2012
Two small openings roughly equal to the diameter of a matchstick are left for urination and menstruation respectively.Why Are American Doctors Mutilating Girls?
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
May 20, 2010
The bed pan must be used at each bowel movement or urination.
Bowel movements may be regulated more easily than the urination.
The pain may be felt either at the beginning or end of urination.
Pregnant women often suffer with frequency and urgency of urination.Woman
William J. Robinson
Dreams of urination can be considered as typical convenience dreams.Psychoanalysis
- (intr) to excrete or void urine; micturate
Word Origin and History for urination
1590s, from Medieval Latin urinatus, past participle of urinare, from urina (see urine). Related: Urinated; urinating.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- The passing of urine.emiction miction micturition uresis
- To excrete urine.
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