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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A surgical removal of all or part of a limb; A condition of disability resulting from the loss of one or more limbs.

Usage examples (37)
  • You know it's NHL playoff time when amputation is a day-to-day injury.
  • He caught the word amputation, and he knew they were talking about his arm.
  • You know it's NHL playoff time when an amputation is listed as a minor groin muscle pull.
  • Apparently they think the best cure for say, an amputation, is a tax cut ... posted by Shaun at for more
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  • While you may resent the "imputation" that you aren't tough enough for wilderness hiking, you can end up with an "amputation" of frostbitten toes!
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