Thesaurus / emptying

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Blowing off a boiler is emptying it entirely, as for examining the whole interior of the boiler.

We will put a little water in one of the tins after emptying it through a little hole.

AtlantidaPierre Benoit

The employment during the day was emptying the troughs and chopping wood to supply the fires.

The emptying of a dilated stomach by means of a stomach-tube will sometimes bring to prominence a gastric tumor.

"Seems Surprise Lake is becoming populous," Smoke complained, emptying the coffee-pot.

Smoke BellewJack London

Tom was already busy at the desk, emptying the pigeonholes one after another and rapidly scanning their contents.

The QuickeningFrancis Lynde

And the "slush" snows meant spring—and the emptying of the wilderness of human life.

KazanJames Oliver Curwood

The ghost went over to the water tub and drank, emptying the dipper twice.

Evidently the girl behind Betty was emptying her store of small funds into the hand of the other girl.

Betty Lee, FreshmanDavid Goodger (goodger@python.org)

It was an unusually hot summer, and London was emptying fast.

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