n. act of throwing or hurling (dart, etc.)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • jaculation — ⇒JACULATION, subst. fém. Littér., rare. Élan d enthousiasme, de ferveur; effusion exaltée. Ils [les quatre cents invités] s exclamèrent en jaculations admiratives. (...) les journalistes invités traitèrent la pièce de chef d œuvre, l actrice de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ejaculation — E*jac u*la tion, n. [Cf. F. [ e]jaculation.] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. The uttering of a short, sudden… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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