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ablative - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'ablative' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Ablative
- The ablative case.
2 . Ablative [ a.]
- Taking away or removing.
- Applied to one of the cases of the noun in Latin and some other languages, -- the fundamental meaning of the case being removal, separation, or taking away.

Meaning of 'ablative' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . ablative [ s]
Meaning (1):
- tending to ablate; i.e. to be removed or vaporized at very high temperature
Example in sentence:
  • ablative material on a rocket cone