[ih-mey-shee-eyt] /ɪˈmeɪ ʃiˌeɪt/
verb (used with object), emaciated, emaciating.
to make abnormally lean or thin by a gradual wasting away of flesh.
(usually transitive) to become or cause to become abnormally thin
1620s (implied in emaciating), from Latin emaciatus, past participle of emaciare “make lean, waste away,” from ex- “out” (see ex-) + macies “leanness,” from macer “thin” (see macro-). Related: Emaciated; emaciating.
[ih-mey-shee-ey-shuh n, -see-] /ɪˌmeɪ ʃiˈeɪ ʃən, -si-/ noun 1. abnormal thinness caused by lack of nutrition or by disease. 2. the process of . n. 1660s, from Latin emaciationem, noun of state from past participle stem of emaciare (see emaciate), or perhaps a native formation from emaciate. emaciation e·ma·ci·a·tion (ĭ-mā’shē-ā’shən) n. The process of losing […]
- Emacs lisp
language A dialect of Lisp used to implement the higher layers of the Free Software Foundation’s editor, GNU Emacs. Sometimes abbreviated to “elisp”. An enormous number of Emacs Lisp packages have been written including modes for editing many programming languages and interfaces to many Unix programs.
adj. 1620s, from Latin emaculatus “freed from blemishes,” past participle of emaculare, from ex- (see ex-) + maculare (see maculate (adj.)).
[em-uh-gram] /ˈɛm əˌgræm/ noun, Meteorology. 1. a thermodynamic chart indicating temperature as the abscissa on a linear scale and pressure as the ordinate on a logarithmic scale.