Definition of obtention in English:


Line breaks: ob|ten¦tion
Pronunciation: /əbˈtɛnʃ(ə)n


  • The action of obtaining something.
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    • Alphonse used to say, a thing needed cancels the pleasure of its obtention.
    • Finally, we have already mentioned that the use of different values of ionization constants led to the obtention of different values.
    • The polymerization method allowed the obtention of transparent samples without irregularities or stresses caused by thermal shock.


early 17th century: from French, or from late Latin obtentio(n-), from obtinere 'obtain, gain'.

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