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Definitions of maceration:

part of speech: noun

The act of wasting or making lean; mortification; corporal hardship; the process or operation of softening or extracting the soluble portion of anything by steeping in a cold liquid, as water. Note- Infusion is performed by pouring a hot liquid over a substance, as tea; decoction, by boiling a substance in a liquid.

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A hard and usually pointed projection, growing upon the head of certain animals, especially cattle; goats, deer, etc.; the material of which animals horns are composed; a thickened form of tissue; a musical wind- instrument; one of the extremities or ends of the moon when in crescent form. ...

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