ALL meanings of abscission

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  • noun abscission the separation of leaves, branches, flowers, and bark from plants by the formation of an abscission layer 3
  • noun abscission the act of cutting off 3
  • noun abscission a cutting off, as by surgery 3
  • noun abscission the normal separation of fruit, leaves, etc. from plants by the development of a thin layer of pithy cells at the base of their stems 3
  • noun abscission The natural detachment of parts of a plant, typically dead leaves and ripe fruit. 1
  • noun abscission the act of cutting off; sudden termination. 1
  • noun abscission Botany. the normal separation of flowers, fruit, and leaves from plants. 1
  • noun abscission The act or process of cutting off. 0
  • noun abscission (Obsolete (No longer in use)) The state of being cut off. 0
  • noun abscission (rhetoric) A figure of speech employed when a speaker having begun to say a thing stops abruptly. 0
  • noun abscission (botany) The natural separation of a part at a predetermined location, such as a leaf at the base of the petiole. 0
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