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adustion

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin adustiō.

NounEdit

adustion (plural adustions)

  1. (obsolete) The act of burning, or heating to dryness; the state of being thus heated or dried.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Harvey to this entry?)
  2. (surgery, obsolete) Cauterization.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Buchanan to this entry?)

TranslationsEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


FrenchEdit

NounEdit

adustion f (plural adustions)

  1. (medicine) cauterization

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Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

adustion f (oblique plural adustions, nominative singular adustion, nominative plural adustions)

  1. heat; high temperature