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tr.v. dep·i·lat·ed, dep·i·lat·ing, dep·i·lates
To remove hair from (the body).

[Latin dēpilāre, dēpilāt- : dē-, de- + pilāre, to deprive of hair (from pilus, hair).]

dep′i·la′tion n.
dep′i·la′tor n.
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Noun1.depilation - the condition of being void of hair
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
baldness, phalacrosis - the condition of having no hair on the top of the head
2.depilation - the act of removing hair (as from an animal skin)
cleaning, cleansing, cleanup - the act of making something clean; "he gave his shoes a good cleaning"
shave, shaving - the act of removing hair with a razor
electrolysis - removing superfluous or unwanted hair by passing an electric current through the hair root


n. depilación, procedimiento de extirpación del pelo y la raíz.
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Three methods of hair removal are currently used: shaving, clipping and chemical depilation.
Chemical depilation is usually carried out on wards or in the home as it requires more time.

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