ablator

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ablate +‎ -or

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /æˈbleɪd.ɚ/, /æˈbleɪd.ə/

Noun[edit]

ablator (plural ablators)

  1. A material that ablates, vaporizes, wears away, burns off, erodes, or abrades. [Mid 20th century.][1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 5

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ablātus, perfect passive participle of auferō (carry off, take away).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ablātor m (genitive ablātōris); third declension

  1. One who takes away.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative ablātor ablātōrēs
genitive ablātōris ablātōrum
dative ablātōrī ablātōribus
accusative ablātōrem ablātōrēs
ablative ablātōre ablātōribus
vocative ablātor ablātōrēs

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