liniment


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lin·i·ment

 (lĭn′ə-mənt)
n.
A medicinal fluid rubbed into the skin to soothe pain or relieve stiffness.

[Middle English, from Late Latin linīmentum, from Latin linere, linīre, to rub over, anoint; see lei- in Indo-European roots.]

liniment

(ˈlɪnɪmənt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a medicated liquid, usually containing alcohol, camphor, and an oil, applied to the skin to relieve pain, stiffness, etc
[C15: from Late Latin linīmentum, from linere to smear, anoint]

lin•i•ment

(ˈlɪn ə mənt)

n.
a liquid or semiliquid, usu. medicated preparation for rubbing on the skin, esp. to relieve soreness, inflammation, or sprain.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin linīmentum ointment =linī(re), for Latin linere to smear + Latin -mentum -ment]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.liniment - a medicinal liquid that is rubbed into the skin to relieve muscular stiffness and pain
lotion, application - liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin; "a lotion for dry skin"
Translations

liniment

[ˈlɪnɪmənt] Nlinimento m

liniment

nEinreibemittel nt, → Liniment nt (spec)

liniment

[ˈlɪnɪmənt] nlinimento

lin·i·ment

n. linimento, untura de uso externo.

liniment

n linimento
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I broke the liniment bottle last week and poured what was left into an old empty vanilla bottle.
Nothing more was said about the liniment cake, and when the guests went away Anne found that she had enjoyed the evening more than could have been expected, considering that terrible incident.
If you will send him here to-morrow I will attend to the hoof, and I will direct your man how to apply the liniment which I will give him.
Can't you see that we're both Pups in the Wood and the missis is the cruel uncle after you with the dish towel and me with the flea liniment and a pink bow to tie on my tail.
Mother was down to the store this afternoon buyin' liniment for Seth Strout, an' she met Miss Dearborn on the bridge.
Barkis will be so glad,' said Peggotty, wiping her eyes with her apron, 'that it'll do him more good than pints of liniment.
Pastor left whatever he was doing and spent his own money to buy a bottle of liniment.
Paete said pili oil was found to be a good base for cosmetics and liniment for muscle pain relief.
Wormwood ointment and liniment had 3% w/w of wormwood extract in ointment base and olive oil, respectively, that were prepared by a pharmacist and packaged alike.
If my mother had a prescription to cash, I'd wait impatiently amidst the smell of Germolene ointment and liniment rub, nagging my mother for a penny to put in the machine that you could weigh yourself on, or for a 'glucose' lolly, which, since they were sold in a chemist's shop, must surely have been good for me.
Anne insults a nosy neighbor but apologizes dramatically, inadvertently gets her friend, Diana Barry, drunk on current wine, and bakes a cake with liniment for the new minister.
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