avulsion


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avulsion

a tearing away; a part torn off: The storm’s runoff caused an avulsion of the stream’s bank.
Not to be confused with:
evulsion – plucking or pulling out; forcible extraction: The evulsion of her baby tooth was painless.
revulsion – disgust, repulsion, aversion; a strong feeling of repugnance: His filthy language fills me with revulsion.

a·vul·sion

 (ə-vŭl′shən)
n.
1. The forcible tearing away of a body part by trauma or surgery.
2. The sudden separation of land from one property, and concomitant connection to another property, as a result of a flood or a shift in the course of a boundary stream.

avulsion

(əˈvʌlʃən)
n
1. (Surgery) a forcible tearing away or separation of a bodily structure or part, either as the result of injury or as an intentional surgical procedure
2. (Law) law the sudden removal of soil from one person's land to that of another, as by flooding
[C17: from Latin āvulsiō, from āvellere to pluck away, from vellere to pull, pluck]

a•vul•sion

(əˈvʌl ʃən)

n.
1. a tearing away.
2. the sudden removal of soil by change in a river's course or by a flood, from the land of one owner to that of another.
3. a part torn off.
[1615–25; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.avulsion - an abrupt change in the course of a stream that forms the boundary between two parcels of land resulting in the loss of part of the land of one landowner and a consequent increase in the land of another
alteration, change, modification - an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"
2.avulsion - a forcible tearing or surgical separation of one body part from another
separation - the act of dividing or disconnecting
Translations

a·vul·sion

n. avulsión, extracción o remoción de una estructura o parte de ésta.
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