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ab·scise

 (ăb-sīz′)
v. ab·scised, ab·scis·ing, ab·scis·es
v.tr.
To cut off; remove.
v.intr.
To shed by abscission.

[Latin abscīdere, abscīs- : ab-, away; see ab-1 + caedere, to cut; see kaə-id- in Indo-European roots.]

abscise

(æbˈsaɪz)
vb
(Botany) to separate or be separated by abscission
[C17: from Latin abscisus, from abscīdere to cut off]

ab•scise

(æbˈsaɪz)

v.i. -scised, -scis•ing.
to separate by abscission, as a leaf from a stem.
[1605–15; < Latin abscīsus, past participle of abscīdere to cut off =abs- abs- + -cīdere, comb. form of caedere to cut]

abscise


Past participle: abscised
Gerund: abscising

Imperative
abscise
abscise
Present
I abscise
you abscise
he/she/it abscises
we abscise
you abscise
they abscise
Preterite
I abscised
you abscised
he/she/it abscised
we abscised
you abscised
they abscised
Present Continuous
I am abscising
you are abscising
he/she/it is abscising
we are abscising
you are abscising
they are abscising
Present Perfect
I have abscised
you have abscised
he/she/it has abscised
we have abscised
you have abscised
they have abscised
Past Continuous
I was abscising
you were abscising
he/she/it was abscising
we were abscising
you were abscising
they were abscising
Past Perfect
I had abscised
you had abscised
he/she/it had abscised
we had abscised
you had abscised
they had abscised
Future
I will abscise
you will abscise
he/she/it will abscise
we will abscise
you will abscise
they will abscise
Future Perfect
I will have abscised
you will have abscised
he/she/it will have abscised
we will have abscised
you will have abscised
they will have abscised
Future Continuous
I will be abscising
you will be abscising
he/she/it will be abscising
we will be abscising
you will be abscising
they will be abscising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been abscising
you have been abscising
he/she/it has been abscising
we have been abscising
you have been abscising
they have been abscising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been abscising
you will have been abscising
he/she/it will have been abscising
we will have been abscising
you will have been abscising
they will have been abscising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been abscising
you had been abscising
he/she/it had been abscising
we had been abscising
you had been abscising
they had been abscising
Conditional
I would abscise
you would abscise
he/she/it would abscise
we would abscise
you would abscise
they would abscise
Past Conditional
I would have abscised
you would have abscised
he/she/it would have abscised
we would have abscised
you would have abscised
they would have abscised
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.abscise - shed flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of a scar tissue
abscise - remove or separate by abscission
cast off, shed, throw off, throw away, shake off, throw, cast, drop - get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
2.abscise - remove or separate by abscissionabscise - remove or separate by abscission  
abscise - shed flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of a scar tissue
chop off, lop off, cut off - remove by or as if by cutting; "cut off the ear"; "lop off the dead branch"
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The abscise axis of these figures contains the order number of harmonics of the output emf.
By using the Lambert II projection the latitude and longitude coordinates can be translated into abscise and ordinate that will further help for the distances calculus.
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In the Figure 1, is presented the abscise and ordinate which is used for linear interpolation ([x.