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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cas·trate /ˈkæsˌtret/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cas·trate /ˈkæsˌtret/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cas·trate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Castrated; p. pr. & vb. n. Castrating.]
 1. To deprive of the testicles; to emasculate; to geld; to alter.
 2. To cut or take out; esp. to remove anything erroneous, or objectionable from, as the obscene parts of a writing; to expurgate.
    My . . . correspondent . . . has sent me the following letter, which I have castrated in some places.   --Spectator.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a man who has been castrated and is incapable of
          reproduction; "eunuchs guarded the harem" [syn: eunuch]
      v 1: deprive of strength or vigor; "The Senate emasculated the
           law" [syn: emasculate]
      2: edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate;
         "bowdlerize a novel" [syn: bowdlerize, bowdlerise, expurgate,
      3: remove the testicles of a male animal [syn: emasculate, demasculinize,
      4: remove the ovaries of; "Is your cat spayed?" [syn: alter,
         neuter, spay]