(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.
(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,Drayton.
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.Ray.
(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.Bacon.
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.Bacon.