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ablationnoun [U]

uk   /əˈbleɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌæbˈleɪ-/ specialized
the ​loss of ​ice or ​snow from a glacier or iceberg, or the ​loss of ​rock or ​similarmaterial, ​caused by a ​process such as ​melting or erosion
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