lotion


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Related to lotion: liniment, calamine lotion

lo·tion

 (lō′shən)
n.
A protective or restorative liquid or cream applied to the skin.

[Middle English locion, from Old French lotion, from Latin lōtiō, lōtiōn-, a washing, from lōtus, past participle of lavere, to wash; see leu(ə)- in Indo-European roots.]

lotion

(ˈləʊʃən)
n
a liquid preparation having a soothing, cleansing, or antiseptic action, applied to the skin, eyes, etc
[C14: via Old French from Latin lōtiō a washing, from lōtus past participle of lavāre to wash]

lo•tion

(ˈloʊ ʃən)

n.
a liquid preparation containing insoluble material in suspension or emulsion for medicinal, cleansing or protective application to the skin.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin lōtiō act of washing]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lotion - any of various cosmetic preparations that are applied to the skinlotion - any of various cosmetic preparations that are applied to the skin
after-shave, after-shave lotion - a fragrant lotion for a man's face after shaving
body lotion - lotion applied to the body after bathing
hand lotion - lotion used to soften the hands
toilet articles, toiletry - artifacts used in making your toilet (washing and taking care of your body)
toner - a lotion for cleansing the skin and contracting the pores
2.lotion - liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skinlotion - liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin; "a lotion for dry skin"
black lotion, blackwash - a mixture of calomel and limewater that is used on syphilitic sores
calamine lotion - a lotion consisting of a liquid preparation containing calamine; used to treat itching or mild skin irritations
collyrium, eye-lotion, eyewash - lotion consisting of a solution used as a cleanser for the eyes
embrocation, liniment - a medicinal liquid that is rubbed into the skin to relieve muscular stiffness and pain
menthol - a lotion containing menthol which gives it the smell of mint
curative, cure, therapeutic, remedy - a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
rubbing alcohol - lotion consisting of a poisonous solution of isopropyl alcohol or denatured ethanol alcohol for external use
witch hazel, wych hazel - lotion consisting of an astringent alcoholic solution containing an extract from the witch hazel plant

lotion

noun cream, solution, balm, salve, liniment, embrocation suntan lotion
Translations
مَحْلول للغَسْلمُسْتَحْضَرٌ سَائِل
emulzelotionpleťová voda
=-lotioncremelotion
kasvovesivoide
losion
áburîur, smyrsl, krem
ローション化粧水
로션
losjonas
losjons
mliekopleťová voda
losjon
lotion
โลชั่น
sữa dưỡng thể

lotion

[ˈləʊʃən] Nloción f

lotion

[ˈləʊʃən] nlotion f

lotion

nLotion f; (esp US: = moisturizer) → Feuchtigkeitscreme f

lotion

[ˈləʊʃn] nlozione f

lotion

(ˈləuʃən) noun
a liquid for soothing or cleaning the skin. hand-lotion.

lotion

مُسْتَحْضَرٌ سَائِل emulze creme Lotion λοσιόν loción kasvovesi lotion losion lozione ローション 로션 lotion krem balsam loção лосьон lotion โลชั่น losyon sữa dưỡng thể 洗液

lo·tion

n. loción, ablución.

lotion

n loción f; hand — loción para manos; tanning o stintali — (to increase tanning) bronceador m; (sunscreen) filtro solar, protector m solar
References in classic literature ?
An oarsman sprains his wrist: the carpenter concocts a soothing lotion.
It was swelled and painful; he ordered it to be sponged with hot water, and then some lotion was put on.
They were suffer- ing sharp physical pain, of course; and weariness, and hunger and thirst, no doubt; and at least none had given them the comfort of a wash, or even the poor charity of a lotion for their wounds; yet you never heard them utter a moan or a groan, or saw them show any sign of restlessness, or any disposition to com- plain.
But, they tore up their handkerchiefs to make fresh bandages, and carefully replaced it in the sling, until we could get to the town and obtain some cooling lotion to put upon it.
Is it with this lotion that you intend to bathe my cheek?
The sun glinted among the bottles of Unfailing Lotion in the window, and everything in the world seemed to have relaxed and become cheerful.
His lordship the Count remained in the sitting-room, and having sent for my medicine-chest, made a mixture for Miss Halcombe, and a cooling lotion to be applied to her head, so as to lose no time before the doctor came.
He had been clearing his head with a lotion of cold water, as a good preparative to providing hot water for the heads of the jury, and had been reading with the neck of his shirt thrown wide open that he might the more freely choke the opposite witnesses.
The kennels of the upper town, swollen by these continued lotions, became rivers at the bottom of the city, and the pavement, generally very muddy, it must be allowed, took a clean face, and absolutely shone in the friendly rays of the sun.
How I longed for the almost miraculous healing power of the strange salves and lotions of the green Martian women.
In various queerly shaped, bamboo covered jars he maintained a supply of tonics, balms and lotions.
We can keep the pain under by means of cooling lotions and a dark room.