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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of removing something written or printed; (genetics) the loss or absence of one or more nucleotides from a chromosome;

Usage examples (35)
  • I guess deletion is the progressive way for the perfect city.
  • Eternal deletion is not the fate of every comment relegated to the spam bin.
  • The chromosome 22q11. 2 deletion is a chromosomal difference, which may or may not run in the family.
  • Portugal: The reference in the subsequent paragraph indicates that this deletion is in the hand of Edith for more
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