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Definition of the verb abscise
What does abscise mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: abscised | abscising | abscises
- shed flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of a scar tissue
- remove or separate by abscission
Alternative definition of the verb abscise
- [transitive] To cut off.
- [intransitive, botany] To separate by means of abscission; to shed or drop.
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Essential Words for the GRE (2010)
by Philip Geer
The verb abscise means to cut off or away. The surgeon abscised a small growth on the patient's hand. abscond v. to depart secretly A warrant is out for the arrest of a person believed to have absconded with three million dollars. abstemious ...
Barrons AP Calculus 2008 (2007)
W/CD-ROM by Philip Geer, Shirley O. Hockett
The verb abscise means to cut off or away. The surgeonabsciseda small growth on the patient's hand. hypothesized: form a hypothesis, that is a proposition put forward as a starting point for further investigation adaptive: relating to adaptation , ...
Midline Medical Dictionary (2002)
by P. S. Rawat
by Danny B Draper, Peter A Richards
Abscise To throw off or to shed. Abscission Acid sulphate soil Abscission Shedding of plant organs, e.g. 1 Dictionary ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
abscise tocutoff or remove. abscissa [ab-sis' ]the distance of the x-coordinate along the horizontalorx-axis ...
by Michael A. Dirr
Leaves may abscise early if summers are hot and dry. Yellow-green flowers, in 4- to 8-in.long panicles, crown the foliage in April and May. Fruit, smooth, 1 to 2 in. in diameter, ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
fitment commitment, remitment recommitment overcommitment ize1 \ïz\ guise, prise, prize, rise, size, wise abscise, advise, 225 itment.
by Robert Alan Lewis
2c: in the case of a defoliant, an ingredient that causes the leaves or foliage to abscise. 2d: in the case of a desiccant, an ingredient that artificially accelerates the drying of plant tissue. active process, any process driven, at least in part, ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (2 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi
Mature trees typically abscise two or three fronds per year, dropping them from crowns that may surpass 35 m in height, falling Iriartea deltoidea debris may influence sapling community structure and species composition in Amazonian ...
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Video shows what abscise means. To cut off.. To separate by means of abscission; to shed or drop off.. Abscise Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...
Scrabble value of A1B3S1C3I1S1E1
The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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