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Noun rumination has 3 senses
- contemplation, reflection, reflexion, rumination, musing, thoughtfulness - a calm lengthy intent consideration
--1 is a kind of consideration
--1 has particulars:
- rumination - (of ruminants) chewing (the cud); "ruminants have remarkable powers of rumination"
--2 is a kind of chew, chewing, mastication, manduction
- rumination - regurgitation of small amounts of food; seen in some infants after feeding
--3 is a kind of vomit, vomiting, emesis, regurgitation, disgorgement, puking