Meaning of SACRIFICIAL in English

SACRIFICIAL

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌsa-krə-ˈfi-shəl ]

adjective

Date: 1607

1. : of, relating to, of the nature of, or involving sacrifice

2. : of or relating to a metal that serves as an anode which is electrolytically consumed instead of another metal that is present

• sac·ri·fi·cial·ly -shə-lē adverb

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