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Definition of the noun abstersion

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noun - plural: abstersions

  1. Act of wiping clean; a cleansing; a purging.

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Google previewDictionnary of the English Language with Numerous Corrections and with the Addition of Several Thousand Works and Also with Addition to the History of the Language and to the Grammar by H.J. Todd (1827)

by Samuel Johnson

Abstersion is a scouring off, or incision of viscous humours, and making them fluid, and cutting between them and the part; as in nitrous water, which scoureth linen. Bacon. Inci'sive. adj. [incisif, Fr. from incisus, Lat.] Having the quality of cutting ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1755)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers, to which are Prefixed, a History of the Language, and an English Grammar by Samuel Johnson

Abstersion is a scouring ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Abstersion is a scouring off, or incision of viscous humours, and making them fluid, and cutting between them and the part ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

Abstersion is a scouring off, or incision of viscous humours, and making them fluid, and cutting between them and the part; as in nitrous water, which scourth linen. Bacon. The colour of many corpuscles will cohere by being ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language; in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations ... Together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar. By Samuel Johnson ... Whith Numerous Corrections, and with the Addition of Several Thousand Words ... by the Rev. H.J. Todd ... In Four Volumes. Vol. 1. [-4.] (1818)

Abstersion is a scouring off, or incision of viscous humours, and making them fluid, and cutting between them and the part; as in nitrous water, which scoureth linen. Bacon. INCI'sive. adj. [incisis, Fr. from incisus, Lat.] Havi"; the quality of cutting ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1811)

Abstersion is a scouring off, or incision, of viscous humours, and making them fluid, and cutting between them and the part ; as in nitrous water, which scoureth limen. Bacon. INCI'SIVE, adj.

Google previewA Dictionnary of the English Language (1773)

by Samuel Johnson

Abstersion is a scouring off, or incision of viscous humours, and making them fluid, and cutting between them and the part; as in nitrous water, which fcoureth linen. Bacon.INClssSIVE. adj ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1883)

by John Ogilvie

Abstersion is a scouring off, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1889)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney

Abstersion is a scouring off or incision of viscous humours.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

Abstersion is a scouring off or incision of viscous huInours .

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

Abstersion is a scouring off or incision of viscous huInours.

Google previewA Pentaglot Dictionary of the Terms Employed in Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology... (1845)

by Shirley Palmer

Abf iihrung, abstersion, Abstersion. Abgang, m. dejection (alvine), Dejection. Abgeblubt, deflorate, Deflore. Abgebogen, adj.. declinate, Decline. ABS Ahgrf' drbt, adj., colourless, De'colore. Abgekochte, decoction, Apozeme. Abgelebt, decrepid ...

Google previewAmerican encyclopedic dictionary (1897)

by Robert Hunter, John Alfred Williams, Sidney John Hervon Herrtage

abstersion; Ital. aster- *ione: Lat. abstersus, pa. par. of abstergeo.] 1. Tho act of wiping clean, a cleansing or clearing away foulness in the body by medicine. "Abstersion is plainly a scouring off or incision of the more viscous humors, and ...

Google previewChambers's English Dictionary (1872)

Pronouncing, Explanatory, and Etymological; with Vocabularies of Scottish Words and Phrases, Americanisms, &c by James Donald (F.R.G.S.)

See Abstersion.] ABSTERSION, abs-ter'shun, n. (lit.) Act oftoiping away : act of cleansing by lotions . [Low L. abstersio — L. abslergeo, -tersum, to wipe away — abs, away, tergeo, to wipe.] ...

Google previewChambers's English Dictionary, Pronouncing, Explanatory, and Etymological, with Vocabularies of Scottish Words and Phrases, Americanisms, &c (1893)

by William Chambers

See ABSTERsion.] ABSTERSION, abs-tér'shun, n. (lit.) Act of wiping away: act of cleansing by lotions . [Low L. abstersio —L. abstergeo, -tersum, to wipe away—abs, away, tergeo, to wipe.] ...

Google previewThe National Standard Dictionary (1883)

A Pronouncing Lexicon of the English Language

ABOARD 7 ABSTERSION ABOARD, a-board', ad., on board a ship. ABODE, a- bode' pret. of ABIDE.— s., place of r-sidence. ABOLISH, a-bol -isH, T.a., to abrogate; to annul. ABOLISH ABLE, -&M, a., may be abolished. ABOLISHMENT, - ment ...

Google previewThe anti-absurd or phrenotypic English pronouncing & orthographical dictionary (1845)

by Bartłomiej Beniowski

ABSTERsr Absters AbstERsion Abste'rshon ABSTERSIVE Abste'rsiv 3.

Google previewTHE ENCYCLOPAEDIC DICTIONARY (1896)

absorber— abstersion 37 thus takes ap 90 times its volume of ammo- □IsTTll gaa. t Anat. : All organised tissues are properly absorbents, but some are so to a much, larger extent than others. Hence the name is socially given to the lacteals ...

Google previewThe Stanford Dictionary of Anglicised Words and Phrases (1892)

by Charles Augustus Maude Fennell

abstersion (— J- —), sb. : Eng. fr. Fr. : the property or act of cleansing, purging, purifying ; the state of being cleansed, purged, purified. 1543 Incarne [ the place] wyth thys incarnative, whych dothe bothe incarne and mundifye with ...

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