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Definition 1: the act of swallowing - [noun denoting act]

Samples where deglutition or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • one swallow of the liquid was enough
  • he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips

Synonyms for deglutition in the sense of this definition

(deglutition is a kind of ...) the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)

(... is a kind of deglutition ) swallowing air (usually followed by belching and discomfort and flatulence)

(... is a kind of deglutition ) a large and hurried swallow

"he finished it at a single gulp"

(... is a kind of deglutition ) a small drink

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