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English[]

Alternative forms[]

  • abscision

Etymology[]

From Latin abscissio. See abscind.

Noun[]

Wikipedia

Singular
Abscission

Plural
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Abscission ({{{1}}})

  1. The act or process of cutting off.
    • 1859, Jeremy Taylor, The sermons of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: Complete in one volume, page 286:
      Not to be cured without the abscission of a member.
  2. The state of being cut off. - Sir T. Browne

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  1. Template:Rhetoric A figure of speech employed when a speaker having begun to say a thing stops abruptly
  2. (botany) The separation of a part at a predetermined location, such as a leaf at the base of the petiole.

Related terms[]

  • abscise
  • abscisic
  • abscisic acid
  • abscisin, abscissin

Translations[]

Anagrams[]

  • abciinosss,
  • abscisions



French[]

Noun[]

Abscission f. (plural Abscissions)

  1. (botany) abscission

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