Abruption definition

ə-brŭpshən
An instance of suddenly breaking away or off.
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A sudden breaking away (of parts of a mass or, esp., of the placenta from the uterus)
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(archaic) A sudden termination or interruption. [First attested in the early 17th century.]
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A sudden breaking off; a violent separation of bodies. [First attested in the mid 17th century.]
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
abruption
Plural:
abruptions

Origin of abruption

  • abrupt +‎ -tion. From Latin abruptio, from abrumpo (“to break off”).

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