tearing


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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.
We can check as the serial numbr of the plastic seal used is duly-recorded in the our dispatch records a James Jimenez (@jabjimenez) May 3, 2019 "The torn sticker is not ideal, obviously, but it is impossible to rule out accidental tearing," Jimenez said on Twitter.
Dry eye symptoms include burning, stinging, grittiness, tearing, foreign body sensation, ocular fatigue, and dryness.
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. Similarly, a previous study of the PRT tear test in parrots also measured residual tear volume and reflex tear production.
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.
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.
Before every tear collection, the anterior ocular status of each subject was carefully assessed; a slit-lamp examination under low illumination was performed to avoid reflex tearing. Sample collection was always performed by the same person.