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deletion


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deletion  \De*le"tion\,  n.  [L.  deletio,  fr  delere.  See 
  {Delete}.] 
  Act  of  deleting,  blotting  out  or  erasing;  destruction. 
  [Obs.]  --Jer.  Taylor. 
 
  A  total  deletion  of  every  person  of  the  opposing  party. 
  --Sir  M.  Hale. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  deletion 
  n  1:  any  process  whereby  sounds  are  left  out  of  spoken  words  or 
  phrases  [syn:  {omission}] 
  2:  the  part  that  is  omitted  when  an  editorial  change  shortens  a 
  written  passage;  "an  editor's  deletions  frequently  upset 
  young  authors"  [syn:  {cut}] 
  3:  the  act  of  deleting  something  written  or  printed 




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