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abstriction

ab·stric·tion
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-strik-shuh n]
    • /æbˈstrɪk ʃən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-strik-shuh n]
    • /æbˈstrɪk ʃən/

Definitions of abstriction word

  • noun abstriction the separation and release of a mature spore from a sporophore by the formation of a septum. This process occurs in some fungi 3
  • noun abstriction any natural separation of a spore from its sporophore 3
  • noun abstriction a method of spore formation in fungi in which successive portions of the sporophore are cut off through the growth of septa; abjunction. 1
  • noun abstriction (biology, mycology) A method of spore formation in fungi in which successive portions of the sporophore are cut off through the growth of septa; abjunction. 1

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Origin of abstriction

First appearance:

before 1640
One of the 44% oldest English words
First recorded in 1640-50; ab- + striction

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Parts of speech for Abstriction

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

abstriction popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 40% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 52% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

abstriction usage trend in Literature

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