Oppilating
Oppilate Op"pi*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Oppilated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Oppilating}.] [L. oppilatus, p. p. of oppilare to stop up; ob (see {Ob-}) + pilare to ram down, to thrust.] To crowd together; to fill with obstructions; to block up. [Obs.] --Cockeram. [1913 Webster]

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  • Oppilate — Op pi*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Oppilated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Oppilating}.] [L. oppilatus, p. p. of oppilare to stop up; ob (see {Ob }) + pilare to ram down, to thrust.] To crowd together; to fill with obstructions; to block up. [Obs.] Cockeram.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oppilated — Oppilate Op pi*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Oppilated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Oppilating}.] [L. oppilatus, p. p. of oppilare to stop up; ob (see {Ob }) + pilare to ram down, to thrust.] To crowd together; to fill with obstructions; to block up. [Obs.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oppilate — oppilation, n. /op euh layt /, v.t., oppilated, oppilating. to stop up; fill with obstructing matter; obstruct. [1540 50; < L oppilatus (ptp. of oppilare to stop up), equiv. to op OP + pil (cf. COMPILE) + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • oppilate — /ˈɒpəleɪt/ (say opuhlayt) verb (t) (oppilated, oppilating) to stop up; fill with obstructing matter; obstruct. {Latin oppīlātus, past participle} –oppilation /ɒpəˈleɪʃən/ (say opuh layshuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • oppilate — [äp′ə lāt΄] vt. oppilated, oppilating [< L oppilatus, pp. of oppilare, to stop up < ob (see OB ) + pilare, to ram down < pilum, pestle] Rare to block or obstruct (the pores, bowels, etc.) oppilation n …   English World dictionary

  • oppilation — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈlāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin oppilation , oppilatio, from oppilatus + ion , io ion archaic : an act of oppilating or the state of being oppilated : obstruction …   Useful english dictionary

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