Ablation

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Ablation means removal of material from the surface of an object by vaporization, chipping, or other erosive processes.
Ablation means removal of material from the surface of an object by vaporization, chipping, or other erosive processes.

Ablation means removal of material from the surface of an object by vaporization, chipping, or other erosive processes.

The term occurs in spaceflight associated with atmospheric reentry, in glaciology, medicine, and passive fire protection.

In glaciology, ablation refers to processes that remove snow and ice from a glacier. Ablation may refer to the melting of snow or ice that runs off the glacier, evaporation, sublimation, calving, or removal of snow by wind.


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  • Wikipedia Ablation [1]



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