[ob-suh-leet, ob-suh-leet] /ˌɒb səˈlit, ˈɒb səˌlit/
no longer in general use; fallen into disuse:
an obsolete expression.
of a discarded or outmoded type; out of date:
an obsolete battleship.
(of a linguistic form) no longer in use, especially, out of use for at least the past century.
effaced by wearing down or away.
Biology. imperfectly developed or rudimentary in comparison with the corresponding character in other individuals, as of the opposite sex or of a related species.
verb (used with object), obsoleted, obsoleting.
to make obsolete by replacing with something newer or better; antiquate:
Automation has obsoleted many factory workers.
out of use or practice; not current
out of date; unfashionable or outmoded
(biology) (of parts, organs, etc) vestigial; rudimentary
1570s, from Latin obsoletus “grown old, worn out,” past participle of obsolescere “fall into disuse,” probably from ob “away” (see ob-) + an expanded form of solere “to be used to, be accustomed” (see insolent).
- Non obst.
1. non obstante. Latin non obstante (notwithstanding)
[nohn ohb-stahn-te; English non ob-stan-tee] /noʊn oʊbˈstɑn tɛ; English nɒn ɒbˈstæn ti/ preposition, Latin. 1. .
[uh b-ste-tri-kuh l] /əbˈstɛ trɪ kəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to the care and treatment of women in childbirth and during the period before and after delivery. 2. of or relating to childbirth or . Abbreviation: OB, ob.
[uh b-struhkt] /əbˈstrʌkt/ verb (used with object) 1. to block or close up with an obstacle; make difficult to pass: Debris obstructed the road. 2. to interrupt, hinder, or oppose the passage, progress, course, etc., of. 3. to block from sight; to be in the way of (a view, passage, etc.). /əbˈstrʌkt/ verb (transitive) 1. […]