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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations.

Usage examples (36)
  • But just before the anaesthetic is administered, her doctor leans over her - out of earshot of the operating theatre staff.
  • During this pregnancy she had surgery on her back under general anaesthetic, which is never amusing.
  • A general anaesthetic, which is used for human beings, was mixed with a muscle relaxant used for cattle.
  • I do not know about neutering, I should think the anaesthetic is a bit dangerous, but you would have to talk to the vet. for more
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