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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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It is the first restroom to be built in the riverside park in three decades, and as well as the usual ablutionary facilities it has a shower and drinking fountain, as the park is enthusiastically used by joggers and cyclists.
500) and the early medieval period and in enclosures near fire temple compounds during the late medieval and modern periods--although purification rules and ablutionary activities now are declining with Zoroastrian communities in Iran, India, and elsewhere.
The dominant element of the new building is a large multi-use hall, which can accommodate 12 different kinds of sporting activities, from table-tennis to basketball, supported by the usual changing and ablutionary facilities.