• Definition for "deletion"
    • The work of deleting; reduction by striking out.
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deletion definition

  • noun:
    • The work of deleting; reduction by striking out.
    • Material, such as for example a word or passageway, that has been taken off a body of written or imprinted matter.
    • Genetics losing, as through mutation, of 1 or more nucleotides from a chromosome.
    • a product that's been or will likely be erased.
    • The work of deleting.
    • A mutation by which a gene, or any other section of DNA, is removed from a chromosome
    • Act of deleting, blotting aside, or erasing; destruction.
    • The act of deleting, blotting down, or erasing.
    • An erasure; a word or passageway deleted.
    • A blotting away, by an object; obliteration; suppression; extinction.
    • (genetics) losing or lack of more than one nucleotides from a chromosome
    • the act of deleting some thing written or imprinted
    • the omission that's made when an editorial change shortens a written passageway
    • any process wherein sounds or words are omitted of talked terms or phrases
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