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  • Freshened, I will ablate my metal ball I widen, eh, serf?
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Definition of the verb ablate

What does ablate mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: ablated | ablating | ablates

  1. wear away through erosion or vaporization
  2. remove an organ or bodily structure

Alternative definition of the verb ablate


  1. [transitive] To remove or decrease something by the process of ablation.
  2. [intransitive] To undergo ablation.

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Google previewHealing Adult Acne (2005)

Your Guide to Clear Skin & Self-confidence by Richard G. Fried, Richard Fried

To ablate means to destroy. Ablative lasers are those that destroy tissue, while the nonablative lasers theoretically are attracted only to a specific target and are not destructive to tissue. LASER ABLATION Carbon dioxide lasers and erbium ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery (2009)

by Carol Ann Rinzler

ablate From the Latin ab and latus, meaning “to take away.” In medicine, to remove a body part or destroy its function, a process called ablation. For example, the use of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Fish Physiology (2011)

From Genome to Environment

embryos, where it is possible to record noninvasively from individual identified neurons and to selectively laser ablate them, have focused on the role of the Mauthner cell and of its identifiable ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

CfRape somnophilic adjective Referring to somnophilia, see there SomnoplastySM system Sleep disorders A system based on the use of radiofrequency to ablate obstructive tissue in the upper airway indications Habitual snoring, chronic ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forest Sciences (2004)

by Julian Evans, John A. Youngquist

Methods for Engineering Reproductive Sterility One common way to engineer sterility is to ablate cells by expressing a cytotoxin gene in a tissue-specific manner. Floral promoters can be fused to one of a variety of cytotoxin genes that lead to.

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2009)

by Mosby

ablate,v. ABLB test,abbreviation for alternate binaural loudness balance test. ablepharia/ab′lfer′ē/, a defect characterized by partial or total absence of the eyelids. ablepsia/blep′sē·/ [Gk, a + blepein, not to see], the condition of being ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Heart Diseases (2005)

by M. Gabriel Khan

To ablate or ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

ablate ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

-ate, ait, ate, bait, bate, crate, date, eight, fate, fete, frate, freight, gait, gate, grate, great, hate, Kate, late, mate, Nate, pate, plait, plate, prate, rate, sate, skate, slate, spate, state, straight, strait, Tate, trait, wait, weight; abate, ablate, adnate, aerate, ...


by Mr. M.P. Kabra

Ablate: Destroy. ABPI: Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry. Abrasion: Abrasion means the rubbingoff of the surface of the skin or of a mucous membrane due to some mechanical injury. Such injuries, though slight in themselves, ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

RUS ab'xazjijo Abkhazian BR ab'ka:Zion, -Z AM db'kazion, -Z ablate BR o'blest,

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2003)

By exploiting the transparent nature of Arabidopsis roots, Scheres and colleagues used highly focused lasers to ablate specific cells to demonstrate inductive interactions between cells. Ablation of specific cell types was shown to alter the ...

Google previewJablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations (2008)

by Stanley Jablonski

Association forthe Psychophysiological Study of Sleep APSU Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit APT Ablate andPace Trial; alum-precipitated toxoid; aminophenylthioether; antiplatelettrials; applied potential tomography; automatic peak ...

Google previewCraftsman's Illustrated Dictionary of Construction Terms (1994)

by James T. Frane

ablate - removal of a material by melting and/or burning away. ablative surface -a surface designed to melt or burn away at a controlled rate, as in the heat shield of a space capsule.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer (2011)

by Manfred Schwab

is required to ablate serum levels of sex steroids (> progesterone, ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3L1A1T1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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