HyperDic: regurgitation

English > 3 senses of the word regurgitation:
NOUNeventregurgitationbackflow of blood through a defective heart valve
cognitionregurgitationrecall after rote memorization
actregurgitation, vomit, vomiting, emesis, disgorgement, pukingthe reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
English > regurgitation: 3 senses > noun 1, event
Meaningbackflow of blood through a defective heart valve.
Broaderbackflow, backflowingA flow that returns toward its source
Verbsregurgitatepour or rush back
English > regurgitation: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningrecall after rote memorization.
Example"he complained that school was just memorization and regurgitation"
Broaderrecall, recollection, reminiscenceThe process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort)
Verbsregurgitaterepeat after memorization
English > regurgitation: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth.
Synonymsvomit, vomiting, emesis, disgorgement, puking
Narrowerhematemesis, haematemesisvomiting blood
hyperemesissevere and excessive vomiting
ruminationregurgitation of small amounts of food
Broaderexpulsion, projection, ejection, forcing outThe act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
reflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reactionAn automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
Spanishemesis, regurgitación, vomitera, vómito
Catalanregurgitació, vòmit
Verbsregurgitateeject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

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