maceration maceration

Definition(s):

  1. (n) softening due to soaking or steeping
  2. (n) extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)

Usage(s):

  1. Tearing and what's called "maceration" of the rotator cuff are the most common causes of chronic shoulder pain in adult Americans.
  2. That meant rejecting the common thermovinification technique (which he says homogenizes wines) in favor of a cold carbonic maceration that preserves freshness without added sulfites.
  3. Appropriate tests of those ingredients made separately on the skins of volunteers demonstrated that, apart from maceration and mechanical injury, rosins, pitch and smoke-cured .
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