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English adjective: ablative

1. ablative relating to the ablative case

Domain categorylinguistics

2. ablative tending to ablate; i.e. to be removed or vaporized at very high temperature

SamplesAblative material on a rocket cone.



English noun: ablative

1. ablative (communication) the case indicating the agent in passive sentences or the instrument or manner or place of the action described by the verb

Synonymsablative case

Broader (hypernym)oblique, oblique case

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