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EPILATION

 Dictionary entry overview: What does epilation mean? 

EPILATION (noun)
  The noun EPILATION has 2 senses:

1. loss of hair; the result of removing hair
2. the act of removing hair (as from an animal skin)

  Familiarity information: EPILATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EPILATION (noun)


Sense 1epilation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Loss of hair; the result of removing hair

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural processes

Hypernyms ("epilation" is a kind of...):

loss (gradual decline in amount or activity)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "epilation"):

psilosis (falling out of hair)


Sense 2epilation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of removing hair (as from an animal skin)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

depilation; epilation

Hypernyms ("epilation" is a kind of...):

cleaning; cleansing; cleanup (the act of making something clean)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "epilation"):

shave; shaving (the act of removing hair with a razor)

electrolysis (removing superfluous or unwanted hair by passing an electric current through the hair root)


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