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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

Designating an optical recording technique in which the heat generated by the recording beam melts or vaporizes a small area of the recording medium, leaving the underlying layer (with a...

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ablative

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

Designating an optical recording technique in which the heat generated by the recording beam melts or vaporizes a small area of the recording medium, leaving the underlying layer (with a...

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ablative

Edited by Andrew Butterfield and Gerard Ekembe Ngondi.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 34 words.

Designating an optical recording technique in which the heat generated by the recording beam melts or vaporizes a small area

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ablative

John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 34 words.

Designating an optical recording technique in which the heat generated by the recording beam melts or vaporizes a small area

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ablative

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 29 words.

(gram.) of a case expressing removal, source, agent, etc. XV. — (O)F. ablatif, -ive or L. ablātīvus, f.

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ablative

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 30 words.

Case whose basic role, or one of whose basic roles, is to indicate movement away from some location: thus Latin

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ablative

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 37 words.

*Inflection whose basic role, or one of whose basic roles, is to indicate movement away from some location: e.g.

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ablative

Sylvia Chalker and Edmund Weiner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 64 words.

(n. & adj.) (In older grammar.) (A case) that expresses meanings such as by, with, or

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ablative

Bas Aarts.

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 74 words.

(n. & adj.) (In older grammar.) (A case) that expresses meanings such as ‘by N’, ‘with N’, or

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ablative absolute

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 46 words.

Absolute construction in Latin in which a participle and its subject are in the ablative case and are subordinated, with

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ablative absolute

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 46 words.

*Absolute construction in Latin in which a participle and its subject are in the ablative case and are subordinated,

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