Definitions for "Ablative"
To wear away under stresses of heat, oxidation, and high velocity gas erosion.
tending to ablate; i.e. to be removed or vaporized at very high temperature; "ablative material on a rocket cone"
a material or compound that erodes or sacrifices some of itself in order to protect and cool the underlying strata
Keywords:  pit, optical, media, holes, method
Method of recording optical data where holes are made in the media. Also called "pit forming"
Method of optical recording where holes are made in the optical media. Also referred to as pit forming.
Keywords:  case, passive, verb, noun, fundamental
Applied to one of the cases of the noun in Latin and some other languages, -- the fundamental meaning of the case being removal, separation, or taking away.
The ablative case.
the case indicating the agent in passive sentences or the instrument or manner or place of the action described by the verb
Keywords:  remove, cutting, taking
Taking away or removing.
to remove by cutting.