Meaning of SCISSION in English

SCISSION

/sizh"euhn, sish"-/ , n.

1. a cutting, dividing, or splitting; division; separation.

2. Chem. cleavage (def. 7).

[ 1400-50; late ME ( scission- (s. of scissio ) a cutting, equiv. to sciss ( us ) (ptp. of scindere to cut) + -ion- -ION ]

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