incision

Part of speech: noun

The act of incising; also, a cut; gash.

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Usage examples "incision":

  1. A soldier was bitten so as to draw blood, and the wound healed as a simple incision usually does without shewing any symptom of malignity. - "A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson", Watkin Tench.
  2. If your furniture is made of paper, the spaces can be cut out with finely pointed scissors, taking care to start in the middle of the space, for the first incision is seldom a clean one. - "What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes", Dorothy Canfield Fisher.
  3. " Twelve minutes to a second between the first incision an' the last stitch.... - "The Dop Doctor", Clotilde Inez Mary Graves.