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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ejaculation  \E*jac`u*la"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  ['e]jaculation.] 
  1.  The  act  of  throwing  or  darting  out  with  a  sudden  force  and 
  rapid  flight.  [Archaic  or  Technical]  ``An  ejaculation  or 
  irradiation  of  the  eye.''  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  The  uttering  of  a  short,  sudden  exclamation  or  prayer,  or 
  the  exclamation  or  prayer  uttered. 
 
  In  your  dressing,  let  there  be  jaculations  fitted  to 
  the  several  actions  of  dressing.  --Jer.  Taylor. 
 
  3.  (Physiol.)  The  act  of  ejecting  or  suddenly  throwing,  as  a 
  fluid  from  a  duct. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ejaculation 
  n  1:  an  abrupt  emphatic  exclamation  [syn:  {interjection}] 
  2:  the  discharge  of  semen 




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