Limation
Limation Li*ma"tion (l[-i]*m[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. [L. limatus, p. p. of limare to file, fr. lima file : cf. F. limation.] The act of filing or polishing. [1913 Webster]

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  • limation — līˈmāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin limation , limatio, from limatus (past participle of limare to file, from lima file) + ion , io ion : filing, polishing …   Useful english dictionary

  • limation — li·ma·tion …   English syllables

  • limation —   n. polishing; smoothing; correction of astronomical errors …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Limation [1] — Limation (v. lat.), das Verkleinern durch Feilen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Limation [2] — Limation (v. lat.), Mondswechsel …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Limaille — Li maille (l[imac] m[=a]l; F. l[ e] m[aum] y ), n. [F., fr. limer to file. See {Limation}.] Filings of metal. [Obs.] An ounce . . . of silver lymaille. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Limature — Li ma*ture (l[imac] m[.a]*t[ u]r; 135), n. [L. limatura. See {Limation}.] 1. The act of filing. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is filed off; filings. Johnson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • ablation — Synonyms and related words: abrasion, abrasive, absorption, abstraction, assimilation, atomization, attrition, breakup, buffing, burning up, burnishing, chafe, chafing, consumption, corrosion, crumbling, decay, decomposition, decrease, decrement …   Moby Thesaurus

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