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Definition of the verb Abated

What does Abated mean as a doing word?


  1. past of abate


Abated, an ancient technical term applied in masonry and metal work to those portions which are sunk beneath the surface, as in inscriptions where the ground is sunk round the letters so as to leave the letters or ornament in relief.

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Google previewKing John. Richard the Second. Henry the Fourth (1823)

by William Shakespeare, Isaac Reed

Abated means reduced to a lower temper, or. is tha workmen call it, let dawn. JOHNSON. 1 1:] Began to fall bis courage, to let Us spirits sink under Hit fortune, J91TN S In our author's time, small beer was called single beer, 268 SECOND ...

Google previewThe Waste Crisis (1999)

Landfills, Incinerators, and the Search for a Sustainable Future by Hans Y. Tammemagi

A sophisticated monitoring system that controls operations and ensures that emissions are being properly abated is an integral part of an incinerator. Typical systems consist of contaminant monitoring at the stack and at other points. Today ...

Google previewPopular Dictionary of Architecture and the Allied Arts (1881)

A Work of Reference for the Architect, Builder, Sculptor, Decorative Artist, and General Student. With Numerous Illustrations from All Styles of Architecture, from the Egyptian to the Renaissance by George Ashdown Audsley

ABATED. An ancient term applied to those portions of any work in metal or stone which were lowered or sunk below the surface. In inscriptions or ornamental patterns, the ground was sometimes abated, so that the letters or ornaments might ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica or a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences [...] (1771)

abated, To Balance, due to him, 7°' Simon King bis aect in co.

Google previewA Law Dictionary (1843)

Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America : and of the Several States of the American Union : with References to the Civil and Other Systems of Foreign Law by John Bouvier

Abeisse, abesse, abated, lessened, abased. Abeissement, lowering. Abctisez, oppressed. Abe r, abetting. Abesilie, abated. Abetir, to render stupid. Abette, abetment. Abetuz, abating, allowing for. Abeye, abit, habit. Ablessement (en), to the ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3A1T1E1D2

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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