English dictionary



Hint: In most browsers you can lookup any word by double click it.

English noun: effacement

1. effacement (process) shortening of the uterine cervix and thinning of its walls as it is dilated during labor


Broader (hypernym)biological process, organic process


Part meronymchildbed, confinement, labor, labour, lying-in, parturiency, travail

2. effacement (act) withdrawing into the background; making yourself inconspicuous


Synonymsself-effacement


Broader (hypernym)withdrawal









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk