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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]
References in periodicals archive ?
There is an issue that I would like to raise, which is the wastage of water during ablution.
We are Muslims, we have to pray five times a day and for that we have to do ablution (wudu) five times a day.
Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Jerusalem said in a statement that the room, ablution area and fences were used by Arab Israelis to perform their ablution before praying in Al-Aqsa mosque.
The former deputy, lawyer SE-leyman SarybaE-, has promised to use the money awarded in the lawsuit to sponsor a new ablution area and bathroom for the mosque in his hometown.
Allama Kaukab has advised the people to come prepared with ablution to participate in the procession.
The ritual of ablution is a symbolic cleaning process instituted by God and mentally helps in the preparation of prayer.
Omar Bin Al Khatab mosque, which has now been opened to worshippers, has two minarets and three domes, three entrances and separate ablution and other facilities for 1,500 male and 150 female worshippers.
An employee at a hotel in Makkah has been reportedly stabbed to death after rebuking a customer for using drinking water in his pre-prayer ablution.
The Foundation also said in a press release that Israel has finished digging tunnels and excavations near the Ablution Gate, and has connected them to other networks of tunnels located underneath the western wall of the mosque, reports WAFA.
The contract for granite works at the entrance of the mosque has been awarded, while the installation of the crescents, ablution chairs and handrails has also concluded.
Bradley Corporation designs and manufactures commercial hand washing sinks, washroom accessories, partition cubicles, emergency safety showers, ablution cleansing products and solid plastic lockers.
Built as part of the renovation program of Sidi Abdelouahab square, the new mosque, which spans on an area of 2,948 sq meters, includes two prayer rooms for men and for women, housing units for the Imam and the Muezzin, and ablution rooms.