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ABLATITIOUS (from Lat. ablatus, taken...

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 65 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ABLATITIOUS (from Lat. ablatus, taken away), reducing or withdrawing; in astronomy a force which interferes between the moon and the earth to lessen the strength of gravitation is called " ablatitious," just as it is called " addititious " when it increases that strength.
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