|1.||[ noun ] the act of removing|
"he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy"
|Related terms:||separation elimination abstraction emptying withdrawal skimming denudation abscission decontamination deletion dislodgment rinse dermabrasion extraction disembowelment autotomy elimination remove|
|2.||[ noun ] (work) dismissal from office|
|Related terms:||dismissal remove|