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embalm definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to deal with (a corpse) with additives so that you can prevent decay.
    • To Safeguard from change or oblivion; preserve or fix: "A precedent embalms a principle” ( Benjamin Disraeli).
    • To give scent to; perfume: hot aromas embalmed the atmosphere.
    • To anoint all-around with balm; specifically, to preserve from decay by means of balm or any other aromatic essential oils, or herbs; to fill or impregnate (a-dead body), with aromatics and drugs that it may resist putrefaction.
    • To fill or imbue with nice smell; to perfume.
    • To preserve from decay or oblivion as though with balm; to perpetuate in remembrance.
    • to take care of (a corpse) with additives to be able to avoid decay.
    • To protect from change or oblivion; preserve or fix: "A precedent embalms a principle” ( Benjamin Disraeli).
    • To provide fragrance to; perfume: hot aromas embalmed air.
    • To anoint all-around with balm; specifically, to protect from decay by way of balm or any other aromatic essential oils, or spices; to fill or impregnate (a-dead body), with aromatics and medications it may resist putrefaction.
    • To fill or imbue with nice smell; to perfume.
    • To protect from decay or oblivion like with balm; to perpetuate in commemoration.
    • to take care of (a corpse) with preservatives so that you can avoid decay.
    • To protect from change or oblivion; preserve or fix: "A precedent embalms a principle” ( Benjamin Disraeli).
    • To share scent to; perfume: hot aromas embalmed the atmosphere.
    • To anoint all over with balm; specifically, to preserve from decay by way of balm or other aromatic oils, or herbs; to fill or impregnate (a dead human anatomy), with aromatics and medicines so it may resist putrefaction.
    • To fill or imbue with nice odor; to perfume.
    • To preserve from decay or oblivion like with balm; to perpetuate in remembrance.
  • verb:
    • To treat a corpse with preservatives being prevent decomposition
    • To perfume or add scent to some thing
    • protect a dead body
    • to take care of a corpse with preservatives in order to prevent decomposition
    • To perfume or add scent to something
    • protect a-dead human body
    • To treat a corpse with preservatives in order to avoid decomposition
    • To perfume or add fragrance to anything
    • preserve a dead body
  • others:
    • To outfit or anoint with balm; particularly, to preserve from decay by way of balsams or any other fragrant spices; save yourself from putrefaction by impregnating with spices, gums, and chemical substances, as a-dead human body.
    • For this reason To protect from neglect or decay; preserve in memory.
    • To provide fragrance to; fill with sweet aroma.
    • To dress or anoint with balm; specifically, to protect from decay through balsams or any other fragrant herbs; avoid putrefaction by impregnating with spices, gums, and chemicals, as a dead human anatomy.
    • ergo To protect from neglect or decay; preserve in memory.
    • To provide fragrance to; fill with nice fragrance.
    • To dress or anoint with balm; especially, to protect from decay through balsams or any other fragrant spices; save yourself from putrefaction by impregnating with spices, gums, and chemical compounds, as a dead human anatomy.
    • For this reason To protect from neglect or decay; safeguard in memory.
    • To impart fragrance to; fill with nice scent.
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