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scission

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scis=sion

CIDE DICTIONARY

scissionn. [L. scissio, fr. scindere, scissum, to cut, to split: cf. F. scission.].
     The act of dividing with an instrument having a sharp edge.  Wiseman.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

scission, n.
1 the act or an instance of cutting; the state of being cut.
2 a division or split.

Etymology
ME f. OF scission or LL scissio (as SCISSILE)

THESAURUS

scission

abscission, amputation, butchering, chopping, cleavage, cutting, dichotomy, enucleation, excision, fission, laceration, mutilation, rending, resection, ripping, section, severance, slashing, slicing, splitting, surgery, tearing

ROGET THESAURUS

scission

Disjunction

N disjunction, disconnection, disunity, disunion, disassociation, disengagement, discontinuity, abjunction, cataclasm, inconnection, abstraction, abstractedness, isolation, insularity, insulation, oasis, island, separateness, severalty, disjecta membra, dispersion, apportionment, separation, parting, circumcision, detachment, segregation, divorce, sejunction, seposition, diduction, diremption, discerption, elision, caesura, break, fracture, division, subdivision, rupture, compartition, dismemberment, dislocation, luxation, severance, disseverance, scission, rescission, abscission, laceration, dilaceration, disruption, abruption, avulsion, divulsion, section, resection, cleavage, fission, partibility, separability, fissure, breach, rent, split, rift, crack, slit, incision, dissection anatomy, decomposition, cutting instrument, buzzsaw, circular saw, rip saw, separatist, disjoined, discontinuous, multipartite, abstract, disjunctive, secant, isolated, insular, separate, disparate, discrete, apart, asunder, far between, loose, free, unattached, unannexed, unassociated, unconnected, distinct, adrift, straggling, rift, reft, scissile, divisible, discerptible, partible, separable, separately, one by one, severally, apart, adrift, asunder, in twain, in the abstract, abstractedly.


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