HyperDic: amputation

English > 2 senses of the word amputation:
NOUNstateamputationa condition of disability resulting from the loss of one or more limbs
actamputationa surgical removal of all or part of a limb
amputation > pronunciation
Soundsae.mpyahtey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > amputation: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA condition of disability resulting from the loss of one or more limbs.
Broaderdisability, disablement, handicap, impairmentThe condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
Spanishamputación
Verbsamputateremove surgically
English > amputation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA surgical removal of all or part of a limb.
Broaderoperation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical processA medical procedure involving an incision with instruments
Spanishablación, amputación
Verbsamputateremove surgically

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