ablative meaning

Pronunciation:   "ablative" in a sentence
Adjective: ablative  ablutiv or ab'leytiv
  1. Relating to the ablative case
  2. Tending to ablate; i.e. to be removed or vaporized at very high temperature
    "ablative material on a rocket cone"
Noun: ablative  ablutiv or ab'leytiv
  1. The case indicating the agent in passive sentences or the instrument or manner or place of the action described by the verb
    - ablative case

Derived forms: ablatives

See also: ablate, subtractive

Type of: oblique, oblique case

Encyclopedia: Ablative

adj : relating to or involving surgical ablation ‹ablative treatment› ‹ablative techniques›


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