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ab·lu·tion

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

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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Officials earlier said the germ could potentially approach the victim's brain through nasal cavity during ablution at home or in mosques where water supplies were not safely chlorinated or boiled.
Meanwhile, the commissioner directed that the construction of ablution block and toilets, for the convenience of devotees, should be executed on priority basis while remaining part of the project would be developed, accordingly.
"Earlier we had to go to the underground washroom, which is always crowded with people who want to relieve themselves, making it difficult for others who want to use the facility for ablution purposes only," said Ekran Javed from India.
The school comprises seven classrooms, administration block, dining hall, ablution blocks and a kitchen.
In the main courtyard a small pond, once used for ablution, now serves as a foundation.
NHA was already providing various facilities at different toll plazas of National Highways including drinking water, ablution place, prayer place and first Aid Medical Facility.
It has again drawn our attention to the challenges we face in the area of sanitation and ablution in general and the safety and well-being of our learners in particular.
She also told the council that there were about 14 ablutions leased out to two private companies and 12 Ward Development Committees (WDCs), adding that the ablution located along Haskins Street was leased out at P2 500 per month for a period of two years, while those at the bus rank were leased at P40 125 per month for a period of two years.
Construction of 15 buildings, each containing six toilets, ablution area, and sewage system at high-density schools in 15 locations of Kandahar and Helmand, at a cost of $15,815 per building.Construction of one building that comprises 20 toilets and 40 ablution areas at the Dar-ul-Ulumin Bagrami District, Kabul Province.
The expansion work involves the removal of a number of places designated for ablution and installing them under the stairs of the courtyard.
Nullification of ablution Before offering prayers and other particular acts of worship, one must be in a state of ritual purity.
Aneesurehman bikaneri President Anjuman e Tajran Mirpurkhas , Ameen Memon Journal secretary , They added that area plunged into darkness due to power outage and citizens are also experiencing hardship due to lack of water in mosques for ablution due to load shedding.