purging

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

purging

  1. Present participle of purge.

NounEdit

purging (plural purgings)

  1. The act by which something is purged.
  2. (medicine) vomiting
    • 1849, The Journal of Health and Disease (page 98)
      He had violent pains in his belly, and purgings []
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