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Ustulation definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

USTULA'TION, n. [L. ustulatus.]
1. The act of burning or searing.
2. In metallurgy, ustulation is the operation of expelling one substance from another by heat, as sulphur and arsenic from ores, in a muffle.
3. In pharmacy, the roasting or drying of moist substances so as to prepare them for pulverizing; also, the burning of wine.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ustulation Us`tu*la"tion, n. [Cf. F. ustulation.] 1. The act of burning or searing. [R.] --Sir W. Petty. 2. (Old Chem.) The operation of expelling one substance from another by heat, as sulphur or arsenic from ores, in a muffle. 3. (Pharm.) (a) The roasting or drying of moist substances so as prepare them for pulverizing. (b) The burning of wine. 4. Lascivious passion; concupiscence. [Obs.] It is not certain that they took the better part when they chose ustulation before marriage, expressly against the apostle. --Jer. Taylor.



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