• (n.) The act or process of cutting off.
  • (n.) The state of being cut off.
  • (n.) 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."

Compare abscission with other words:

abscession vs. abscission

abscission vs. dehiscence

abscission vs. petiole

abscission vs. leaf

abscission vs. begun

abruptly vs. abscission

abscission vs. speaker

absciss vs. abscission

abscision vs. abscission

abscind vs. abscission