Definitions for ablateæˈbleɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ab•lateæˈbleɪt(v.)-lat•ed, -lat•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to remove or dissipate by melting, vaporization, erosion, etc.

  2. (v.i.)to become ablated; undergo ablation.

Origin of ablate:

1535–45; < L ablātus, ptp. of auferre to carry away =ab-ab - +lātus, ptp. of ferre to bear1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ablate(verb)

    wear away through erosion or vaporization

  2. ablate(verb)

    remove an organ or bodily structure

Wiktionary

  1. ablate(Verb)

    To remove or decrease something by cutting, erosion, melting, evaporation, or vaporization.

  2. ablate(Verb)

    To undergo ablation; to become melted or evaporated and removed at a high temperature.

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