depilatory


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de·pil·a·to·ry

 (dĭ-pĭl′ə-tôr′ē)
adj.
Having the capability to remove hair.
n. pl. de·pil·a·to·ries
A preparation in the form of a liquid or cream that is used to remove unwanted hair from the body.

depilatory

(dɪˈpɪlətərɪ; -trɪ)
adj
able or serving to remove hair
n, pl -ries
(Chemistry) a chemical that is used to remove hair from the body

de•pil•a•to•ry

(dɪˈpɪl əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

adj., n., pl. -ries. adj.
1. capable of removing hair.
n.
2. a depilatory agent.
[1595–1605; < Medieval Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.depilatory - a chemical (usually a sulfide) used to remove hair or wool or bristles from hides
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
2.depilatory - a cosmetic for temporary removal of undesired hairdepilatory - a cosmetic for temporary removal of undesired hair
cosmetic - a toiletry designed to beautify the body
epilating wax - a mixture of resins and waxes to remove cosmetically undesirable hair; mixture is applied hot to the surface and after cooling is pulled away taking the hairs with it
Adj.1.depilatory - able to remove hair or render hairless
hairless - having no hair or fur; "a Mexican Hairless is about the size of a fox terrier and hairless except for a tufts on the head and tail"
Translations

depilatory

[dɪˈpɪlətərɪ]
A. ADJdepilatorio
B. N (also depilatory cream) → depilatorio m, crema f depilatoria

depilatory

[dɪˈpɪlətəri] n (also depilatory cream) → dépilatoire m, crème f dépilatoire

depilatory

adjenthaarend, Enthaarungs-; depilatory creamEnthaarungscreme f

depilatory

[dɪˈpɪlətrɪ] n (also depilatory cream) → crema depilatoria

de·pil·a·to·ry

n. depilatorio.

depilatory

n (pl -ries) depilatorio, producto para quitar el vello
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