Abscission

Definition of Abscission

Ab`scis´sion
n.1.The act or process of cutting off.
2.The state of being cut off.
3.(Rhet.) A figure of speech employed when a speaker having begun to say a thing stops abruptly: thus, "He is a man of so much honor and candor, and of such generosity - but I need say no more."

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shedding, sloughing
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