tear

See air-beading.

tear

[n] - a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands 2. [n] - the act of tearing 3. [v] - move quickly and violently 4. [v] - separate or cause to separate abruptly 5. [v] - to separate or be separated by force 6. [v] - fill with tears or shed tears
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Tear

Tear: A drop of the salty secretion of the lacrimal glands which serves to moisten the conjunctiva and cornea.
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Tear

Tear (tēr) noun [ Anglo-Saxon teár ; akin to German zärhe , Old High German zahar , OFries. & Icelandic tār , Swedish tår , Danish taare , Goth. tagr , OIr. dēr , W. dagr , OW. dacr , Latin lacr...
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Tear

Tear (târ) transitive verb [ imperfect Tore (tōr), ((Obsolete Tare ) (târ); past participle Torn (tōrn); present participle & verbal noun Tearing .] [ Middle English teren , ...
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Tear

Tear intransitive verb 1. To divide or separate on being pulled; to be rent; as, this cloth tears easily. 2. To move and act with turbulent violence; to rush with violence; hence, to rage; to rave.
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Tear

Tear noun The act of tearing, or the state of being torn; a rent; a fissure. Macaulay. Wear and tear . See under Wear , noun
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tear

1. To separate by violence; to pull apart by force; to rend; to lacerate; as, to tear cloth; to tear a garment; to tear the skin or flesh. 'Tear him to pieces; he's a conspirator.' (Shak) ... 2. Hence, to divide by violent measures; to disrupt; to rend; as, a party or government torn by factions. ... 3. To rend away; to force away; to remove by for...
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tear

noun the act of tearing; `he took the manuscript in both hands and gave it a mighty tear`
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tear

noun a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands; `his story brought tears to her eyes`
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Tear

• (n.) A partially vitrified bit of clay in glass. • (v. t.) Hence, to divide by violent measures; to disrupt; to rend; as, a party or government torn by factions. • (n.) The act of tearing, or the state of being torn; a rent; a fissure. • (n.) A drop of the limpid, saline fluid secreted, normally in small amount, by the lachrym...
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tear

(from the article `eye, human`) The exposed surface of the globe (eyeball) is kept moist by the tears secreted by the lacrimal apparatus, together with the mucous and oily ...
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tear

tear, tears A drop, or drops, of the salty secretion of the lacrimal glands which serves to moisten the conjunctiva and cornea. The conjunctiva is a thin clear moist membrane that coats the inner surfaces of the eyelids and the outer surfaces of the eyes. Inflammation of the conjunctiva is called conjunctivitis and leads to pink eye. The cornea i...
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Tear

Tear is American and Australian slang for a spree or prolonged drinking bout.
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tear

Type: Term Pronunciation: tēr Definitions: 1. The fluid secreted by the lacrimal glands by means of which the conjunctiva and cornea are kept moist.
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tear

Type: Term Pronunciation: tār Definitions: 1. A discontinuity in substance of a structure.
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Tear

A break in fabric as a result of tension. Tear Examples
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Tear

[scratch] A tear is a type of scratch used by turntablists. It is made from moving the record on the turntable by hand. == Technique == The tear is much like a baby scratch in that one does not need the fader to perform it, but unlike a baby scratch, when the DJ pulls the record back he or she pauses his or her hand for a split second in th...
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