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See definition of ablation on Dictionary.com
  • as inexcision
  • as inwear and tear

synonyms for ablation

  • abscission
  • cutting
  • extirpation
  • removal
  • depletion
  • erosion
  • depreciation
  • attrition
  • consumption
  • dissipation
  • decrement
  • hard wear
  • overuse
  • ravages of time
  • wearing away
  • weathering
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How to use ablation in a sentence

Besides being a beacon for sledging parties, it was used for ablation measurements.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Excessive connective-tissue growth, exceptionally met with, is to be treated by ablation with the scissors or knife.
ESSENTIALS OF DISEASES OF THE SKINHENRY WEIGHTMAN STELWAGON
Each year there must be a very slow sinking of the surface, but the ablation is infinitesimal.
THE BIRTH-TIME OF THE WORLD AND OTHER SCIENTIFIC ESSAYSJ. (JOHN) JOLY
The fracture of the bones or the ablation of a limb is often observed on animals which have been struck.
THUNDER AND LIGHTNINGCAMILLE FLAMMARION
The first step towards this assurance is the ablation of the chronic Shaksperian comparison.
LIFE OF ROBERT BROWNINGWILLIAM SHARP
When this is impracticable, ablation of the tonsil may be necessary.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IIVARIOUS
Ablation may in such a case account for almost the whole of the snow removed.
THE ANDES OF SOUTHERN PERUISAIAH BOWMAN
In practice this penalty of death appears to have been sometimes commuted to ablation of the sexual organs.
STUDIES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX, VOLUME 2 (OF 6)HAVELOCK ELLIS
Further still, in those things which consist in ablation, the straight is as the flat nose; for it subsists with the continued.
LIBRARY OF THE WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE, ANCIENT AND MODERN, VOL. 2CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER
Has there been a total ablation, or some mere translation of pain?
HUMAN PERSONALITY AND ITS SURVIVAL OF BODILY DEATHFREDERICK W. H. MYERS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO ABLATION

  • ablation
  • abscission
  • cutting
  • extirpation
  • removal
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.