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ablative

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adjective ab·la·tive \ˈa-blə-tiv\

Definition of ablative

  1. :  of, relating to, or constituting a grammatical case expressing typically the relations of separation and source and also frequently such relations as cause or instrument

ablative noun


Circa 1500

First Known Use of ablative

circa 1500

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ablative

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adjective ab·la·tive \a-ˈblā-tiv\

Definition of ablative

  1. 1 :  of or relating to ablation

  2. 2 :  tending to ablate <ablative material on a nose cone>

ablatively adverb


Circa 1569

First Known Use of ablative

circa 1569


Medical Dictionary

ablative

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adjective ab·la·tive \a-ˈblā-tiv, ə-\

Medical Definition of ablative

  1. :  relating to or involving surgical ablation <ablative treatment> <ablative techniques>




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