(Del) n. [See Deal, n.] Share; portion; part. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(De*lac`er*a"tion) n. [L. delacerare, delaceratum, to tear in pieces. See Lacerate.] A tearing in pieces. [Obs.] Bailey.

(De*lac`ry*ma"tion) n. [L. delacrimatio, fr. delacrimare to weep. See Lachrymation.] An involuntary discharge of watery humors from the eyes; wateriness of the eyes. [Obs.] Bailey.

(De`lac*ta"tion) n. [Pref. de- + L. lactare to suck milk, from lac milk.] The act of weaning. [Obs.] Bailey.

(De*laine") n. [See Muslin delaine, under Muslin.] A kind of fabric for women's dresses.

(De*lam`i*na"tion) n. (Biol.) Formation and separation of laminæ or layers; one of the methods by which the various blastodermic layers of the ovum are differentiated.

This process consists of a concentric splitting of the cells of the blastosphere into an outer layer (epiblast) and an inner layer By the perforation of the resultant two-walled vesicle, a gastrula results similar to that formed by the process of invagination.

(De`lap*sa"tion) n. See Delapsion. Ray.

(De*lapse") v. i. [imp. & p. p. Delapsed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Delapsing.] [L. delapsus, p. p. of delabi to fall down; de- + labi to fall or side.] To pass down by inheritance; to lapse. [Obs.]

Which Anne derived alone the right, before all other,
Of the delapsed crown from Philip.

(De*lap"sion) n. A falling down, or out of place; prolapsion.

(De`las*sa"tion) n. [L. delassare, delassatum, to tire out; de- + lassare to tire.] Fatigue.

Able to continue without delassation.

(De*late") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Delated; p. pr. & vb. n. Delating.] [L. delatus, used as p. p. of deferre. See Tolerate, and cf. 3d Defer, Delay, v.] [Obs. or Archaic]

1. To carry; to convey.

Try exactly the time wherein sound is delated.

2. To carry abroad; to spread; to make public.

When the crime is delated or notorious.
Jer. Taylor.

3. To carry or bring against, as a charge; to inform against; to accuse; to denounce.

As men were delated, they were marked down for such a fine.
Bp. Burnet.

4. To carry on; to conduct. Warner.

(De*late"), v. i. To dilate. [Obs.] Goodwin.

(De*la"tion) n. [L. delatio accusation: cf. F. délation.]

1. Conveyance. [Obs. or Archaic]

In delation of sounds, the inclosure of them preserveth them.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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