envenomation

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Etymology[edit]

envenom +‎ -ation

Noun[edit]

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envenomation (countable and uncountable, plural envenomations)

  1. The injection of a venom by means of a sting, etc.
  2. The deterioration in the surface quality of a plastic that is in contact with another material.
    • 1953, Rubber World, volume 130, page 220:
      Following a letter ballot of D-20. new definitions of plasticizer, reinforced plastics, filler, A-stage, B-stage, C-stage, and envenomation, will be sent to the standards committee.

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