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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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Solar panels shall be used in heating ablution water, as well as imam accommodation and other utilities.
The Masjid consists of a prayer hall for 400 people, in addition to residences for Imam, Muadhin and ablution area.
Mohammad Reza, a fresh student in the Bamyan University, said sometimes they were unable to find water for their ablution and conducting Tayammum (rulings of ablution) to perform prayers.
The basement, covering an area of 3,853 square metres, will have ablution place and bathrooms for men.
The client base has grown significantly with numerous projects completed and in progress including: * Saudi Chevron Phillips, Jubail -- where the major turnaround project for 2010 was supported successfully by Byrne who provided -- generators, compressors, welding plants, tower lights, ablution blocks, portable toilets, frac-tanks to name a few.
He further explained that Phase Two would comprise two multipurpose outdoor courts, compacted football pitch, athletics track and foyer building which included ablution blocks for the teams and the public.
Allama Kaukab has advised the people to come prepared with ablution to participate in the procession.
According to Islamic traditions, it is better to build the WC and ablution place outside the mosque and Musalla.
In a handout to the public that was distributed to newspaper readers, the authority quoted the hadith which describes how the Prophet (PBUH) questioned Sa'd for wasting water while performing ablution.
The majority of the concrete on the project has already been successfully poured on schedule, including for the foundations, piers, beams, main ceiling, minarets and the slab for the ablution block.
DUBAI If people could splurge on designer toilets, then consider having a gear that promises to make ablution or "Wudu" -- ritual washing before prayers -- a breeze, especially among elderly people.
Nematullah, a local resident, said that the blast was very powerful and occurred when people were entering a bathhouse to take ablution.