"apheresis" Definition

  1. n. The dropping of a letter or syllable from the beginning of a word; e. g., cute for acute.
  2. n. An operation by which any part is separated from the rest.

More About apheresis

Position in dictionary: 5283 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n.,
Words that start with "apheresis": 1
Words that end with "apheresis": 1
Words that contain "apheresis": 1
Next words in dictionary: aphesis, aphetic, aphetism, aphetize, aphid, aphides, aphidian, aphidivorous, aphidophagous, aphilanthropy
Previous words in dictionary: aphemia, apheliotropism, apheliotropic, aphelion, aphelia, aphasy, aphasic, aphasia, aphanitic, aphanite

English Dictionary Definition of apheresis

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