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ab·lu·tion

(ab-lū'shŭn),
An act of washing or bathing.
[L. ablutio, washing off, cleansing]

ablution

[ablo̅o̅′shən]
Etymology: L, abluere, wash away
1 the act of washing or bathing. ablutent, adj.
3 the act of cleaning the body.

ablution

Cleansing, bathing; no longer used in a medical context.

ab·lu·tion

(ă-blū'shŭn)
Washing of one's body or part of it.
[L. ablutio, washing off, cleansing]

ab·lu·tion

(ă-blū'shŭn)
An act of washing or bathing.
[L. ablutio, washing off, cleansing]
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In Islam, we are taught that there is a limit on how much water a person should use when carrying out the ablutions, and that volume of water is specified as 600ml.
During these visits, the team distributed 49,673 tayamum kits to enable patients to perform their ablutions easily without the use of water.
The guest was allegedly using the water dispenser inside the reception hall for making ablutions for the evening prayer.
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At about noon, one of the students, Hafiz Sufiyan, slipped into the river while performing ablutions.
At about noon, one of the students slipped into the river while performing ablutions and the JI leader jumped into the river in an attempt to save the young man.
Summary: Bomber blows himself up at entrance to mosque in capital's Shorja district as worshippers are performing ablutions ahead of midday prayers.
A BAHRAINI invention that helps Muslims perform ablutions before prayer has been installed at mosques.
Rafsanjani said, "There is no logic for turning into a dispute how one does ablutions and prays.
Oh no, poor Lily, don't say she has been caught by the paparazzi en route to the Worthy Farm shower block for her morning ablutions.
Saghir Ahmed, health minister of southern Sindh province of which Karachi is capital, said the drinking supply, swimming places and facilities used for the ritual ablutions Muslims must perform before prayers were all under investigation.
So why not use this handy tool that tells you, via a set of traffic light-type indicators, exactly how much water you've used during your morning ablutions - and therefore how much money has gone down the drain.