Definition of camphorate in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkamfəˌrāt/


[with object] (usually as adjective camphorated)
Impregnate or treat with camphor.
Example sentences
  • If the entire surface is affected, rub with a damp cloth dipped in turpentine or camphorated oil.
  • Our chests were rubbed with camphorated oil, and we were forced to swallow Scott's Emulsion.
  • Rub spot lightly with a soft lintless cloth moistened with camphorated oil.

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Syllabification: cam·phor·ate

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