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]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “ablator” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 5.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

ablātor m (genitive ablātōris); third declension

  1. One who takes away.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

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

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