to wean. noun the weaning of an infant the cessation of milk secretion in the breasts
: With trumpets ablare, the band entered the stadium. Historical Examples A week after a great city was all aglare with flags, and ablare with trumpets. Humorous Readings and Recitations Various
to remove or dissipate by melting, vaporization, erosion, etc.: to ablate a metal surface with intense heat. to become ablated; undergo . verb (transitive) to remove by ablation ablate ab·late (ā-blāt’) v. ab·lat·ed, ab·lat·ing, ab·lates To remove or destroy the function of.
the removal, especially of organs, abnormal growths, or harmful substances, from the body by mechanical means, as by surgery. the reduction in volume of glacial ice, snow, or névé by the combined processes of melting, evaporation, and calving. Compare (def 3). Aerospace. erosion of the protective outer surface (ablator) of a spacecraft or missile due […]