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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ab·la·tion /æˈbleʃən/
 燒蝕

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ab·la·tion /æˈbleʃən/ 名詞
 切除,風化,消融,除去,切除

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ab·la·tion n.
 1. A carrying or taking away; removal.
 2. Med. Extirpation.
 4. Geol. Wearing away; superficial waste, as of glacial ice or snow.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 ablation
      n 1: surgical removal of a body part or tissue [syn: extirpation,
            cutting out, excision]
      2: the erosive process that reduces the size of glaciers