vom·it /ˈvɑmət/ 名詞
Vom·it v. i. [imp. & p. p. Vomited; p. pr. & vb. n. Vomiting.] To eject the contents of the stomach by the mouth; to puke; to spew.
Vom·it, v. t.
1. To throw up; to eject from the stomach through the mouth; to disgorge; to puke; to spew out; -- often followed by up or out.
The fish . . . vomited out Jonah upon the dry land. --Jonah ii. 10.
2. Hence, to eject from any hollow place; to belch forth; to emit; to throw forth; as, volcanoes vomit flame, stones, etc.
Like the sons of Vulcan, vomit smoke. --Milton.
1. Matter that is vomited; esp., matter ejected from the stomach through the mouth.
Like vomit from his yawning entrails poured. --Sandys.
2. Med. That which excites vomiting; an emetic.
He gives your Hollander a vomit. --Shak.
Black vomit. Med. See in the Vocabulary.
Vomit nut, nux vomica.
n 1: the matter ejected in vomiting [syn: vomitus, puke]
2: a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting [syn: emetic,
3: the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach
through the mouth [syn: vomiting, emesis, regurgitation,
v : eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After
drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged
continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave
him last night" [syn: vomit up, purge, cast, sick,
cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke,
barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate,
throw up] [ant: keep down]