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 for Voiding
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Void \Void\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Voided; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Voiding.] [OF. voidier, vuidier. See Void, a.]
     1. To remove the contents of; to make or leave vacant or
        empty; to quit; to leave; as, to void a table.
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              Void anon her place.                  --Chaucer.
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              If they will fight with us, bid them come down,
              Or void the field.                    --Shak.
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     2. To throw or send out; to evacuate; to emit; to discharge;
        as, to void excrements.
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              A watchful application of mind in voiding
              prejudices.                           --Barrow.
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              With shovel, like a fury, voided out
              The earth and scattered bones.        --J. Webster.
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     3. To render void; to make to be of no validity or effect; to
        vacate; to annul; to nullify.
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              After they had voided the obligation of the oath he
              had taken.                            --Bp. Burnet.
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              It was become a practice . . . to void the security
              that was at any time given for money so borrowed.
                                                    --Clarendon.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Voiding \Void"ing\, n.
     1. The act of one who, or that which, voids. --Bp. Hall.
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     2. That which is voided; that which is ejected or evacuated;
        a remnant; a fragment. [R.] --Rowe.
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     Voiding knife, a knife used for gathering up fragments of
        food to put them into a voider.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Voiding \Void"ing\, a.
     Receiving what is ejected or voided. "How in our voiding
     lobby hast thou stood?" --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  voiding
      n 1: the bodily process of discharging waste matter [syn:
           elimination, evacuation, excretion, excreting,
           voiding]

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