HyperDic: abscission

English > 2 senses of the word abscission:
NOUNprocessabscissionshedding of flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of scar tissue in a plant
actabscission, cutting offthe act of cutting something off
English > abscission: 2 senses > noun 1, process
Meaningshedding of flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of scar tissue in a plant.
Broadershedding, sloughingThe process whereby something is shed
Spanishabscisión
English > abscission: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of cutting something off.
Synonymcutting off
NarrowercircumcisionThe act of circumcising
Broaderremoval, remotionThe act of removing
Spanishabscisión, escisión
Catalanabscisió, escisió
Verbsabsciseremove or separate by abscission

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