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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 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 off, or incision of the more viscous humours, and making them more fluid, and cutting between them and the part; as is found in nitrous water, which scour- eth linen cloth. Bacon's Nat. Nisi. In-ci'sive. adj. [r'misif, Fr. from ...

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 previewThe London encyclopaedia (1829)

or Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, 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 sroureth linen. Bacon. The colour of many corpuscles will cohere by being ...

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 seouring off, or incision of viscous humours, and making them fluid, and cutting between them and the part ; at in nitrous water, which scoureth linen. Bacon. * INCISIVE, adj. [incisif, Fr. from incisuh Lat.] Having the quality of ...

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 linen. Bacon. INCI'SIVE, adj. Having the quality of cutting or dividing. — The colour ...

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)

A Complete Encyclopedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific, and Technological by John Ogilvie

Abstersion is a scouring off, or incision of viscous humours. B-icen. Incisive (in-si' siv), a. [Fr. incitif, incisive, from L. incido, inciwra, to cut into. See INCISION.) 1. Having the quality of cutting into or dividing the substance of anything. INCISOR ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

Abstersion is a scouring off or incision of viscous hunours .

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1895)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

Abstersion is a scouring off or incision of ...

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 previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

abstersion; Ital. aster- sione; Lat. abstersus, pa. par. of abstergeo.] 1. The 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 viacoua humors, and ...

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 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 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 previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

Abstersion is plainly a scouring off or incision of the more viscous humours, and making the humours more fluid; and cutting between them and the - Bacon, Nat. Hist., § 42. abstersive (ab-stèr'siv), a. and n. [= F. abstersif, « L. "abstersivus, ...

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