Definition of Ablate in English :

Define Ablate in English

Ablate meaning in English

Meaning of Ablate in English

Pronunciation of Ablate in English

Ablate pronunciation in English

Pronounce Ablate in English


see synonyms of ablate


1. ablate

wear away through erosion or vaporization

2. ablate

remove an organ or bodily structure

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see synonyms of ablate
to remove by ablation

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see synonyms of ablate
verb transitiveWord forms: abˈlated or abˈlating
to remove, as by surgery
2.  Astronomy
to wear away, melt, or vaporize (surface material) by entering into or passing through the atmosphere at supersonic speed
see also heat shield
3.  Geology
to wear away, as by erosion
verb intransitive
to undergo ablation

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see synonyms of ablate
v. ab·lat·ed, ab·lat·ing, ab·lates
1. Medicine To remove or destroy the function of (a body organ or tissue).
2. To remove by erosion, melting, evaporation, or vaporization.
To become ablated; undergo ablation.

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