Ablator

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English

Etymology

From Latin ablātor (one who ablates).

Noun

Ablator (plural Ablators)
  1. that which ablates (undergoes ablation)
  2. (astronautics) a heat shield (which ablates during reentry)

Latin

Etymology

From ablātus, perfect passive participle of auferō (carry off, take away).

Noun

ablātor (genitive ablātōris); m, third declension

  1. One who takes away.

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
nominative ablātor ablātōrēs
genitive ablātōris ablātōrum
dative ablātōrī ablātōribus
accusative ablātōrem ablātōrēs
ablative ablātōre ablātōribus
vocative ablātor ablātōrēs

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Descendants

it:ablator ru:ablator zh:ablator

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