Degravation \Deg`ra*va"tion\, n. [L. degravare, degravatum, to make heavy. See {Grave}, a.] The act of making heavy. [Obs.] --Bailey. [1913 Webster]

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  • Degravation — De|gra|va|ti|on* [...v...] die; , en <zu lat. degravare, vgl. ↑degravieren, u. ↑...ation> (veraltet) Belästigung …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • degravation — † degraˈvation Obs. [n. of action f. L. dēgravāre: see prec.] The action of making heavy. in Johnson …   Useful english dictionary

  • Degravieren — (lat.), belästigen, beschweren; Degravation, Belästigung …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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