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anaesthetic


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anaesthetic  \An`[ae]s*thet"ic\,  a.  (Med.) 
  a  Capable  of  rendering  insensible;  as  an[ae]sthetic 
  agents. 
  b  Characterized  by  or  connected  with  insensibility;  as 
  an  an[ae]sthetic  effect  or  operation. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anaesthetic  \An`[ae]s*thet"ic\,  n.  (Med.) 
  That  which  produces  insensibility  to  pain,  as  chloroform, 
  ether,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  anaesthetic 
  adj  :  characterized  by  insensibility;  "the  young  girls  are  in  a 
  state  of  possession--blind  and  deaf  and  anesthetic"; 
  "an  anesthetic  state"  [syn:  {anesthetic(a)},  {anaesthetic(a)}] 
  n  :  a  drug  that  causes  temporary  loss  of  bodily  sensations  [syn: 
  {anesthetic},  {anesthetic  agent},  {anaesthetic  agent}] 




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