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Toilet vs. Ablution — What's the Difference?

Toilet vs. Ablution — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Toilet and Ablution

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Toilet

A toilet is a piece of sanitary hardware that collects human urine and feces, and sometimes toilet paper, usually for disposal. Flush toilets use water, while dry or non-flush toilets do not.
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Ablution

A washing or cleansing of the body, especially as part of a religious rite.
Mar 24, 2022

Toilet

A fixed receptacle into which a person may urinate or defecate, typically consisting of a large bowl connected to a system for flushing away the waste into a sewer
Liz heard the toilet flush
A toilet seat
He got up to go to the toilet
Mar 24, 2022

Ablution

The liquid so used.
Mar 24, 2022

Toilet

The process of washing oneself, dressing, and attending to one's appearance
Her toilet completed, she finally went back downstairs
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Ablution

The act of washing something.
Mar 24, 2022

Toilet

Assist or supervise (someone, especially an infant or invalid) in using a toilet.
Mar 24, 2022

Ablution

(chemistry) Originally, the purifying of oils and other substances by emulsification with hot water; now more generally, a thorough cleansing of a precipitate or other non-dissolved substance.
Mar 24, 2022

Toilet

An apparatus for defecation and urination, usually consisting of a bowl fitted with a hinged seat and connected to a waste pipe and a flushing apparatus.
Mar 24, 2022

Ablution

The act of washing or cleansing the body, or some part of it, as a religious rite.
Mar 24, 2022

Toilet

A room or booth containing such an apparatus.
Mar 24, 2022

Ablution

Washing oneself; bathing, cleaning oneself up.
Mar 24, 2022

Toilet

The act or process of dressing or grooming oneself.
Mar 24, 2022

Ablution

The rinsing of the priest's hand and the sacred vessel following the Communion with, depending on rite, water or a mix of it and wine, which may then be drunk by the priest.
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Toilet

Dress; attire; costume.
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Ablution

The liquid used in the cleansing or ablution.
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Toilet

The cleansing of a body area as part of a surgical or medical procedure.
Mar 24, 2022

Ablution

(Eastern Orthodoxy) The ritual consumption by the deacon or priest of leftover sacred wine of host after the Communion.
Mar 24, 2022

Toilet

(Archaic) A dressing table.
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Ablution

The location or building where the showers and basins are located.
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Toilet

A room or enclosed area containing a fixture used for urination and defecation (i.e. a toilet (sense 2)): a bathroom or water closet.
Sorry, I was in the toilet.
Mar 24, 2022

Ablution

The act of washing or cleansing; specifically, the washing of the body, or some part of it, as a religious rite.
Mar 24, 2022

Toilet

A fixture used for urination and defecation, particularly one with a large bowl and ring-shaped seat which uses water to flush the waste material into a septic tank or sewer system.
My toilet backed up. Now the bathroom's flooded.
Mar 24, 2022

Ablution

The water used in cleansing.
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Toilet

(figuratively) A very shabby or dirty place.
Mar 24, 2022

Ablution

A small quantity of wine and water, which is used to wash the priest's thumb and index finger after the communion, and which then, as perhaps containing portions of the consecrated elements, is drunk by the priest.
Mar 24, 2022

Toilet

(NZ) A small secondary lavatory having a fixture used for urination and defecation (i.e. a toilet (sense 2)) and sink but no bathtub or shower.toilet
Mar 24, 2022

Ablution

The ritual washing of a priest's hands or of sacred vessels
Mar 24, 2022

Toilet

(obsolete) A covering of linen, silk, or tapestry, spread over a dressing table in a chamber or dressing room.
Mar 24, 2022

Toilet

(obsolete) The table covered by such a cloth; a dressing table.
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Toilet

Personal grooming; the process of washing, dressing and arranging the hair.
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Toilet

One's style of dressing: dress, outfit.
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Toilet

(archaic) A dressing room.
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Toilet

(obsolete) A chamber pot.
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Toilet

(dated) To dress and groom oneself.
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Toilet

To use the toilet.
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Toilet

To assist another (a child, etc.) in using the toilet.
Mar 24, 2022

Toilet

A covering of linen, silk, or tapestry, spread over a table in a chamber or a dressing room.
Mar 24, 2022

Toilet

A dressing table.
Mar 24, 2022

Toilet

Act or mode of dressing, or that which is arranged in dressing; attire; dress; as, her toilet is perfect.
Mar 24, 2022

Toilet

A room equipped with toilet facilities
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Toilet

A plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
Mar 24, 2022

Toilet

Misfortune resulting in lost effort or money;
His career was in the gutter
All that work went down the sewer
Pensions are in the toilet
Mar 24, 2022

Toilet

The act of dressing and preparing yourself;
He made his morning toilet and went to breakfast
Mar 24, 2022

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