Definitions for deletion

Definitions for (noun) deletion

Main entry: deletion

Definition: the act of deleting something written or printed

Main entry: cut, deletion, excision

Definition: the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage

Usage: an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors; both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause

Main entry: deletion

Definition: (genetics) the loss or absence of one or more nucleotides from a chromosome

Main entry: omission, deletion

Definition: any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases

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