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E*jac`u*la"tion (?), n. [Cf. F. 'ejaculation.]

1.

The act of throwing or darting out with a sudden force and rapid flight.

[Archaic or Technical] "An ejaculation or irradiation of the eye."

Bacon.

2.

The uttering of a short, sudden exclamation or prayer, or the exclamation or prayer uttered.

In your dressing, let there be jaculations fitted to the several actions of dressing. Jer. Taylor.

3. Physiol.

The act of ejecting or suddenly throwing, as a fluid from a duct.

 

© Webster 1913.