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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Extreme leanness (usually caused by starving or disease); Softening due to soaking or steeping.

Usage examples (36)
  • In Provence, this process, known as maceration, is very short, which gives the wine a light color and a very delicate feel.
  •  Protect the skin from too much moisture: When skin gets too wet - a condition called maceration - it is more likely to break down.
  • The third and final type of case which may confront the identification officer concerns the problem of maceration, that is, long immersion of the fingers in water.
  • The color will deepen as well; it's basically the "maceration" process. for more
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