ejaculation

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From French éjaculation.

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ejaculation (plural ejaculations)

  1. The act of throwing or darting out with a sudden force and rapid flight.
  2. The uttering of a short, sudden exclamation or prayer, or the exclamation or prayer uttered.
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter XVI:
      She gaped at us dumbly for perhaps five seconds, then uttered an ejaculation, far from suitable to mixed company, which she had no doubt picked up from fellow-Nimrods in her hunting days.
  3. The act of ejecting or suddenly throwing, as a fluid from a duct.
  4. (biology) The forcible ejection of semen from the mammalian urethra, a reflex in response to sexual stimulation.

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