Scission is defined as the act of cutting or splitting.(noun)
An example of a scission is the process of slicing up a pizza.
See scission in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr < LL scissio < L scissus, pp. of scindere, to cut < IE base *skei- > science
See scission in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Late Latin scissiō, scissiōn-
Origin: , from Latin scissus
Origin: , past participle of scindere, to cut, split; see skei- in Indo-European roots.
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