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dissection Explained

dissection at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[daı'sekʃən]

dissection at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1581, introduced by Francis Bacon, from M.Fr. dissection, from M.L. dissectionem, from stem of L. dissecare "cut in pieces," from dis- "apart" + secare "to cut." ///

dissection at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

28 Moby Thesaurus words for "dissection":
analysis, analyzation, anatomizing, anatomy, assay, assaying,
breakdown, breaking down, breaking up, breakup, criticism,
critique, diaeresis, division, docimasy, examination,
gravimetric analysis, inspection, proximate analysis,
quantitative analysis, reduction to elements, resolution, review,
scrutiny, segmentation, semimicroanalysis, separation,
subdivision

dissection at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Disjunction): disjunction, disconnection, disunity, disunion, disassociation, disengagement, discontinuity, abstraction, isolation, separateness, disjecta membra , dispersion, apportionment, separation, parting, detachment, segregation, divorce, caesura, break, fracture, division, subdivision, rupture, dismemberment, dislocation, severance, scission, rescission, laceration, disruption, section, resection, cleavage, fission, fissure, breach, rent, split, rift, crack, slit, incision, dissection, decomposition.

[N] (Decomposition): decomposition, analysis, dissection, resolution, catalysis, dissolution, corruption, uncleanness, dispersion, disjunction, disintegration.

[N] (Question): inquiry, question, request, search, research, quest, pursuit, examination, review, scrutiny, investigation, inquest, inquisition, exploration, exploitation, analysis, dissection, resolution, induction, study, consideration.

Dissection at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Dissection \Dis*sec"tion\, n. [Cf. F. dissection.]
1. The act of dissecting an animal or plant; as, dissection
of the human body was held sacrilege till the time of
Francis I.

2. Fig.: The act of separating or dividing for the purpose of
critical examination.

3. Anything dissected; especially, some part, or the whole,
of an animal or plant dissected so as to exhibit the
structure; an anatomical so prepared.

{Dissection wound}, a poisoned wound incurred during the
dissection of a dead body.

dissection at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

dissection
n 1: cutting so as to separate into pieces
2: a minute and critical analysis
3: detailed part-by-part critical analysis or examination as of
a literary work

dissection at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedi » a

Pronunciation

* Inter: IPA » /dɪˈsɛkʃən/|/daɪˈsɛkʃən/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /daI"sEkS@n/
  • Inter: rhymes » ɛkʃən

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n


  • The act of dissecting, or something dissected
    1. A minute and detailed examination or analysis

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » the act of dissecting, of cutting a dead body apart

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|дисекция|f|tr=disékcija|sc=Cyrl
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|dissecció|f
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|解剖|tr=jiěpōu|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|pitva|f
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|ruumiinavaus
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|dissection|f
  • German: Inter: t- » de|Präparation|f, Inter: t- » de|Dissektion|f
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|ανατομή|f|tr=anatomí

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|dissezione|f
    • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|解剖|tr=かいぼう, kaibō|sc=Jpan
    • Korean: Inter: t- » ko|해부|tr=haebu|sc=Kore (Inter: t+ » ko|解剖|sc=Kore)
    • Portuguese: Inter: t- » pt|dissecação|f
    • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|диссекция|f|tr=dissékcija|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|рассечение|n|tr=rassečénije|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|разрезание|n|tr=razrezánije|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|препарирование|n|tr=preparírovanije|sc=Cyrl
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|disección|f
    • Welsh: Inter: t+ » cy|dyrannu|m


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » examination
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|анализ|m|tr=análiz|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|разбор|m|tr=razbór|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|изучение|n|tr=izučénije|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|исследование|n|tr=isslédovanije|sc=Cyrl


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|disección|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Anagrams

    * insectoids

    French

    Noun

    Inter: fr-noun » f
  • Inter: l » en|dissection

  • Translation: ar » dissection
    Translation: cy » dissection
    Translation: et » dissection
    Translation: el » dissection
    Translation: eo » dissection
    Translation: fr » dissection
    Translation: ko » dissection
    Translation: io » dissection
    Translation: hu » dissection
    Translation: mg » dissection
    Translation: ml » dissection
    Translation: pl » dissection
    Translation: ru » dissection
    Translation: fi » dissection
    Translation: sv » dissection
    Translation: ta » dissection
    Translation: te » dissection
    Translation: vi » dissection
    Translation: zh » dissection