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tear·ing

 (târ′ĭng)
adj.
Marked by great or violent haste: a tearing hurry.

tearing

(ˈtɛərɪŋ)
adj
violent or furious (esp in the phrase tearing hurry or rush)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tearing - shedding tearstearing - shedding tears      
bodily function, bodily process, body process, activity - an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity"
Adj.1.tearing - marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictionstearing - marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid; "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions"
intense - possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense"
Translations

tearing

[ˈtɛərɪŋ] ADJ
1. with a tearing noisecon un ruido de tela que se rasga
2. (fig) at a tearing pacea un paso vertiginoso
to be in a tearing hurryestar muy de prisa

tearing

adj (dated) to be in a tearing hurryes fürchterlich or schrecklich eilig haben

tearing

[ˈtɛərɪŋ] adj to be in a tearing hurryavere una fretta terribile

tear·ing

n. lagrimeo.
References in classic literature ?
When the worst came to the worst, she had an impulse to get up and tell on Alfred Temple, but she made an effort and forced herself to keep still -- because, said she to herself, "he'll tell about me tearing the picture sure.
It induces less reflex tearing compared to Schirmer testing and is comfortable for patients, making it a preferable option for children.
It also is possible for excessive tearing to be caused by underlying dry eyes.
Pathology and pathogenesis of the intratendinous tearing of the rotator cuff viewed from en bloc histologic sections.
In humans, the PRT tear test measures uptake of a (small) amount of fluid residing in the ventral conjunctival fornix and stimulates a low degree of reflex tearing.
There is a risk of tearing the sutures, so the patient is usually in a straight leg brace and uses non-weight-bearing crutches for at least three weeks.
Hot tearing is one of the most frequent defects in castings, and it is important to predict its occurrence as early as in the design stage of a product.
This study contributes to the understanding of tendon tearing and failure, but clinical application is likely limited by the accuracy of techniques employed for in vivo estimation of tendon mechanical properties.
The tearing process in ductile film is very similar to the localized tensile process, due to large deformations in the loading direction [14] and rotation [15] of the film.
Notably skin tears are frequently preceded by blood vessel tearing and bruising.
2 : to wound or injure by or as if by tearing : lacerate <Use an ointment where you tore the skin.