liniment
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin linimentum, from Latin linere to smear — more at lime Date: 15th century a liquid or semiliquid preparation that is applied to the skin as an anodyne or a counterirritant

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  • liniment — [ linimɑ̃ ] n. m. • XVe; bas lat. linimentum, de linire « oindre » ♦ Pharm. Liquide onctueux à base d huile ou de matière grasse plus épaisse, renfermant une substance médicamenteuse et destiné à enduire et frictionner la peau. ⇒ baume, onguent.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • liniment — LINIMÉNT, linimente, s.n. Preparat farmaceutic lichid sau semisolid, cu aspect limpede sau lăptos, folosit pentru fricţiuni sau aplicaţii locale. – Din fr. liniment. Trimis de LauraGellner, 24.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  LINIMÉNT s. v. alifie, cremă …   Dicționar Român

  • Liniment — Liniment, (or embrocation) from the Latin linere , to anoint, is a medicated topical preparation for application to the skin. Preparations of this type are also called balm. Liniments are of a similar viscosity to lotions (being significantly… …   Wikipedia

  • Liniment — Lin i*ment (l[i^]n [i^]*ment), n. [L. linimentum, fr. linire, linere, to besmear, anoint : cf. F. liniment. Cf. {Letter}, {Lime} a viscous substance.] A liquid or semiliquid preparation of a consistence thinner than an ointment, applied to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • liniment — linìment (linimȅnt) m <G mn nātā> DEFINICIJA farm. tekući lijek koji se utrlja u kožu; mazilo ETIMOLOGIJA lat. linimentum ≃ linire: namazati …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • liniment — LINIMENT. s. m. Sorte de medicament, fait d huiles & d autres drogues, propres à adoucir, amolir, & resoudre en frottant. Il faut essayer de ramolir & de resoudre cela par des liniments, par quelque liniment …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Liniment — (v. lat.), zum Einreiben in die Haut bestimmte Arzneiform, deren Consistenz die Mitte zwischen einem fetten Öl u. einer Salbe hält, z.B. das Flüchtige L. (L. volatile), s.d …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Linimént — (lat.), zum äußerlichen Gebrauche (als Einreibungen) bestimmte, hinsichtlich der Konsistenz zwischen Salben und den dickflüssigen fetten Ölen stehende, in der Regel fette Öle oder eine Seife enthaltende Mischungen. Offizinell sind: Flüchtiges L.… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • liniment — (n.) early 15c., from L.L. linimentum a soft ointment, from L. linire, collateral form of earlier linere to daub, smear, from PIE root * (s)lei slime, slimy, sticky (see SLIME (Cf. slime) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • liniment — [n] ointment balm, cream, dressing, embrocation, emollient, lenitive, lotion, medicine, salve, unguent; concepts 311,466 …   New thesaurus

  • liniment — Liniment, Litura, m. acut. a Liniendo …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

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