Ustulation

Us`tu*la"tion

(?), n. [Cf. F. ustulation.]
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1. The act of burning or searing. [R.] Sir W. Petty.
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2. (Old Chem.) The operation of expelling one substance from another by heat, as sulphur or arsenic from ores, in a muffle.
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3. (Pharm.) (a) The roasting or drying of moist substances so as prepare them for pulverizing. (b) The burning of wine.
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4. Lascivious passion; concupiscence. [Obs.]
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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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