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em·balm

 (ĕm-bäm′)
tr.v. em·balmed, em·balm·ing, em·balms
1. To treat (a corpse) with preservatives in order to prevent decay.
2. To protect from change or oblivion; preserve or fix: "A precedent embalms a principle" (Benjamin Disraeli).
3. To impart fragrance to; perfume: Spicy aromas embalmed the air.

[Middle English embaumen, from Old French embasmer : en-, in; see en-1 + basme, balm; see balm.]

em·balm′er n.
em·balm′ment n.
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embalming

(ɪmˈbɑːmɪŋ)
n
the act or process of embalming (a dead body). See also embalming fluid
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Translations

embalming

[ɪmˈbɑːmɪŋ]
A. Nembalsamamiento m
B. CPD embalming fluid Nlíquido m embalsamador
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embalming

[ɪmˈbɑːmɪŋ] n [body, corpse] → embaumement m embalming fluidembalming fluid nfluide m d'embaumement
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embalming

n. embalsamiento, preservación del cuerpo después de la muerte por medio de sustancias químicas.
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