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ab·la·tive 1

 (ăb′lə-tĭv)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being a grammatical case indicating separation, direction away from, sometimes manner or agency, and the object of certain verbs. It is found in Latin and other Indo-European languages.
n.
1. The ablative case.
2. A word in this case.

[Middle English, from Latin ablātīvus, from ablātus, carried away; see ablation.]

ab·la·tive 2

 (ă-blā′tĭv)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or capable of ablation.
2. Tending to ablate.

[From ablation.]

ab·la′tive·ly adv.
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ablatively

(ˈæblətɪvlɪ)
adv
in a way that relates to the melting or wearing away of an expendable partin a way that relates to the ablative case
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