Definition of Abluent

1. a. Washing away; carrying off impurities; detergent.



Definition of Abluent

1. Adjective. Washing away; carrying off impurities; detergent. ¹

2. Noun. (medicine) A detergent. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abluent

1. a cleansing agent [n -S]

Medical Definition of Abluent

1. Washing away; carrying off impurities; detergent. A detergent. Origin: L. Abluens, p. Pr. Of. Abluere to wash away; ab + luere (lavere, lavare). See Lave. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abluent

abligated
abligates
abligating
abligurations
abligurition
abling
ablings
ablins
ablism
abloom
ablow
ablude
abluded
abludes
abluding
abluent (current term)
abluents
ablukast
abluminal
ablush
ablute
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ablutionary
ablutions
ablutomania
ablutomanias

Literary usage of Abluent

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1. Muret-sanders enzyklopädisches Englisch-deutsches und deutsch-englisches by Eduard Muret, Daniel Sanders, Heinrich Baumann (1910)
"Ac.; mtd. to cleanse a wound. disinfect a room. - II ~ n 53 i. Steinigung 1. — III £b p-pr- ua & cleansing, purifying. iVc. (f. I); bjb. med.: 5 abluent. ..."

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