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de·le·tion

 (dĭ-lē′shən)
n.
1. The act of deleting; removal by striking out.
2. Material, such as a word or passage, that has been removed from a body of written or printed matter.
3. Genetics The loss, as through mutation, of one or more nucleotides from a chromosome.

deletion

(dɪˈliːʃən)
n
1. the act of deleting or fact of being deleted
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a deleted passage, word, etc, in text
3. (Genetics) the loss or absence of a section of a chromosome

de•le•tion

(dɪˈli ʃən)

n.
1. an act of deleting.
2. something deleted.
3. a type of chromosomal aberration in which a segment of the chromosome is removed or lost.
[1580–90; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deletion - any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases
aphaeresis, apheresis - (linguistics) omission at the beginning of a word as in `coon' for `raccoon' or `till' for `until'
aphesis - the gradual disappearance of an initial (usually unstressed) vowel or syllable as in `squire' for `esquire'
elision - omission of a sound between two words (usually a vowel and the end of one word or the beginning of the next)
eclipsis, ellipsis - omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences
linguistic process - a process involved in human language
2.deletion - (genetics) the loss or absence of one or more nucleotides from a chromosome
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
chromosomal mutation, genetic mutation, mutation - (genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism
3.deletion - the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage; "an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors"; "both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause"
editing, redaction - putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form
4.deletion - the act of deleting something written or printed
remotion, removal - the act of removing; "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy"
expurgation, castration - the deletion of objectionable parts from a literary work
censoring, censorship - deleting parts of publications or correspondence or theatrical performances
expunction, expunging, erasure - deletion by an act of expunging or erasing

deletion

noun
The act of erasing or the condition of being erased:
Translations
حَذْف، شَطْب، مَحْو
škrtnutívymazání
fjernelsesletningstrygning
DeletionStreichung
útstrikun, úrfelling
vymazanie
izbris
çizmeslime

deletion

[dɪˈliːʃən] Nsupresión f, tachadura f (Comput) → borrado m, supresión f

deletion

[dɪˈliːʃən] n (in written text)rature f; (in electronic text)suppression f

deletion

nStreichung f; (Comput) → Löschung f; to make a deletionetwas streichen; he made several deletions in the texter strich mehrere Stellen im Text; who made those deletions?wer hat das gestrichen?

deletion

[dɪˈliːʃn] nsoppressione f, eliminazione f

delete

(diˈliːt) verb
to rub or strike out (eg a piece of writing). Delete his name from the list.
deˈletion noun

deletion

n deleción f
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