AdjectiveModificarAblative (not comparable)
- (obsolete) Taking away or removing
- Where the heart is forestalled with misopinion, ablative directions are found needful to unteach error, ere we can learn truth - Joseph Hall
- (grammar) Applied to one of the cases of the noun in Latin and some other languages, such as Finnish, -- the fundamental meaning of the case being removal, separation, or taking away.
- (engineering, nautical) Sacrificial, wearing away or being destroyed in order to protect the underlying, as in ablative paints used for antifouling.
obsolete: taking away
applied to one of the cases of the noun in other language
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- (grammar) The ablative case.
(grammar) the ablative case
- (Version: Centennial,Series 90,DJS,Simplified): a - b - l - a - t - v
- (Version: Anniversary,Pre-Anniversary): a - b - l - a - dev