dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information
Wiki: Resources, links, and other information


2 definitions found
 for lodgment
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lodgment \Lodg"ment\, n. [Written also lodgement.] [Cf. F.
     logement. See Lodge, v.]
     1. The act of lodging, or the state of being lodged.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Any particle which is of size enough to make a
              lodgment afterwards in the small arteries. --Paley.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A lodging place; a room. [Obs.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. An accumulation or collection of something deposited in a
        place or remaining at rest.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. (Mil.) The occupation and holding of a position, as by a
        besieging party; an instrument thrown up in a captured
        position; as, to effect a lodgment.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lodgment
      n 1: bringing a charge or accusation against someone [syn:
           lodgment, lodgement]
      2: the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even
         temporarily; "the lodgment of the balloon in the tree" [syn:
         lodgment, lodgement, lodging]

Questions or comments about this site? Contact webmaster@dict.org