Meaning of evacuation
Pronunciation: (i-vak"y-ā'shun), [key]
- the act or process of evacuating, or the condition of being evacuated; discharge or expulsion, as of contents.
- discharge, as of waste matter through the excretory passages, esp. from the bowels.
- something evacuated or discharged.
- the removal of persons or things from an endangered area.
- clearance by removal of troops, equipment, etc.
- the withdrawal or removal of troops, civilians, etc.
- evacuation (Thesaurus)