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Noun: removal  ri'moo-vul
  1. The act of removing
    "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy";
    - remotion
  2. Dismissal from office
  3. [Ireland] Formal ceremony prior to a burial held at the home of the deceased when the body is taken to the church

Derived forms: removals

Type of: chuck [Brit, informal], discharge, dismissal, dismission, firing, heave-ho [informal], liberation, release, sack, sacking, separation, severance, the axe [informal], the boot [informal], the chop [Brit, informal]

Encyclopedia: Removal