Abscission

All possible synonyms of the word Abscission as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Abscission, cutting off

Definition

  • the act of cutting something off

Synonyms

  • abscission
  • cutting off

Hypernyms

  • removal, remotion: the act of removing; "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy"

Hyponyms

  • circumcision: the act of circumcising; surgical removal of the foreskin of males

Abscission

Definition

  • shedding of flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of scar tissue in a plant

Synonyms

  • abscission

Hypernyms

  • shedding, sloughing: the process whereby something is shed

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