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Adjective: ablated  u'bley-tid
  1. Made smaller or less by melting or erosion or vaporization
    "the rocket's ablated head shield"
Verb: ablate  a'bleyt or u'bleyt
  1. Wear away through erosion or vaporization
  2. Remove an organ or bodily structure

See also: decreased, reduced

Type of: remove, take, take away, wear, wear down, wear off, wear out, wear thin, withdraw

Encyclopedia: Ablated