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Definition of the adjective abluent
What does abluent mean as an attribute of a noun?
- Washing away; carrying off impurities; detergent.
Definition of the noun abluent
What does abluent mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: abluents
- [medicine] A detergent.
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Comprehending the Pharmacopoeias of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, with a Variety of Other Useful Information Relative to Medicine and Pharmacy, Designed Expressly for the Use of Students by Thomas Castle
ALE ABLUENT. (Abluent % from abluo, to wash away.) Abstergent. Medicines which were formerly supposed to purify or cleanse theblood. ABSORBENT. ( Absorbsnt; from abtorbso, to Suck up.) Those medicines are so termed which have no ...
A Complete Encyclopaedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific and Technological by John Ogilvie
See ABLUENT, a.] 1. In a general sense, the act of washing; a cleansing or purification by water; specifically, (a) the washing of the body as a preparation for religious duties, enjoined by Moses and still practised in many countries. There is a ...
The Century dictionary (1906)
< ab- luere, wash off: see abluent, a.] 1. In a general sense, the act of washing ; a cleansing or purification by water. — 2. Any ceremonial washing, (a) Among the Oriental races , ...
Being a Philosophical Classification of All the Homophonic Words of the English Language : Containing Also Separate Classifications of Geographical, Mythological, Biographical, Scientific, and Technical Homophonic Words, to be Used in the Application of the Phreno-mnemotechnic Principles by Francis Fauvel-Gouraud
linody, opulent, plenty, polyanth, abluent, blind, plant, plaint, upland, bland, ...
in which are ascertained both the sound and the meaning of every word in the english language
a letting out Abluent, åb'-lù-ént, a. that has the power of cleaning. Ablution, åb-lù-shổn, f. a&t of cleanfing. Ably, å-blý, a. in an able manner. Ably, ė-bly, is a compound termination equal to able ly, fee bly and ly.
A Guide for the Pharmaceutist, Druggist, and Physician ; Containing Concise Explanations of the Various Subjects and Terms of Pharmacy, and Appropriate Selections of the Collateral Sciences by Hiram V. Sweringen
ABLUENT. A medicine which thins, | purifies, or cleanses the blood. | ABLUTION. The purification of bodies by the effusion of a proper liquid, as water 2 ...
Based Upon the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster : with a Reference Library and Treasury of Facts by Noah Webster, Harry Thurston Peck
abluent (ab'lii-ent), adj. cleansing: ...
ABLUENT,. adj. [alluens,. Lat. from. ablue,. to. wash. away.] That which washes clean; that which has the power of cleansing. ABLUT 10N, s. sablatio, Lat. The act of cleansing, or washing clean. The water used in washing: Wash'd by the briny ...
by James NYE
BLNKT-Blanket BLN KVRS-Blankverse B LN R Y-Balneary BLNS-Ableness, balance, blueness BLNT — Abalienate, abluent, blunt BLNTLY-Bluntly BLNTN S- Bluntness BLPSY-Ablepsy BLQTN-Ablaqueation BLQTY-Obliquity BLQY- Obloquy ...
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Scrabble value of A1B3L1U1E1N1T1
The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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