[im-uh-leyt] /ˈɪm əˌleɪt/
verb (used with object), immolated, immolating.
to kill as a sacrificial victim, as by fire; offer in sacrifice.
to destroy by fire.
to kill or offer as a sacrifice, esp by fire
(literary) to sacrifice (something highly valued)
1540s, “to sacrifice, kill as a victim,” from Latin immolatus, past participle of immolare “to sacrifice,” originally “to sprinkle with sacrificial meal,” from assimilated form of in- “into, in, on, upon” (see in- (2)) + mola (salsa) “(sacrificial) meal,” related to molere “to grind” (see mallet). Related: Immolated; immolating.
[imp] /ɪmp/ noun 1. a little devil or demon; an evil spirit. 2. a mischievous child. 3. Archaic. a scion or offshoot of a plant or tree. 4. Archaic. an offspring. verb (used with object) 5. Falconry. 6. Archaic. to add a piece to; mend or repair. 1. International Match Point. 1. . 1. . […]
[noun im-pakt; verb im-pakt] /noun ˈɪm pækt; verb ɪmˈpækt/ noun 1. the striking of one thing against another; forceful contact; collision: The impact of the colliding cars broke the windshield. 2. an impinging: the impact of light on the eye. 3. influence; effect: the impact of Einstein on modern physics. 4. an impacting; forcible impinging: […]
- Impact adhesive
noun 1. a glue designed to give adhesion when two coated surfaces are pressed together
noun, Astronomy, Geology. 1. (def 2). noun a depression in the ground believed to have been caused by a meteorite Examples Does the earth have impact craters?