Definition of 'ointment'
Example sentences containing 'ointment'
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Whether an ointment or a cream is used is really a matter of personal preference. Eczema Relief - the comprehensive self-help plan (1990) Apply a simple ointment and take a painkiller for extra relief. The Sun (2010)He used to fill ointment jars for prescriptions from the pharmacy's books on medicine. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)The real treatment won't be to apply ointment to the resulting sore, but to remove the nail. Eczema Relief - the comprehensive self-help plan (1990)
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Translations for 'ointment'
British English: ointment /ˈɔɪntmənt/ NOUN
An ointment is a smooth thick substance that is put on sore skin or a wound to help it heal.
A range of ointments and creams is available for the treatment of eczema.
- American English: ointment
- Arabic: مِرْهَمٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: pomada
- Chinese: 药膏
- Croatian: mast
- Czech: mast
- Danish: salve
- Dutch: zalf
- European Spanish: ungüento
- Finnish: voide
- French: pommade
- German: Salbe
- Greek: αλοιφή
- Italian: unguento
- Japanese: 軟膏
- Korean: 연고 크림
- Norwegian: salve
- Polish: smarowidło
- European Portuguese: pomada
- Romanian: alifie
- Russian: мазь
- Spanish: ungüento
- Swedish: salva
- Thai: ขี้ผึ้ง
- Turkish: merhem
- Ukrainian: мазь
- Vietnamese: thuốc mỡ
Definition of ointment from the Collins English Dictionary
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