Associations to the word «Deletion»


DELETION, noun. An item that has been or will be deleted.
DELETION, noun. The act of deleting.
DELETION, noun. (genetics) A mutation in which a gene, or other section of DNA, is removed from a chromosome

Dictionary definition

DELETION, noun. Any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases.
DELETION, noun. (genetics) the loss or absence of one or more nucleotides from a chromosome.
DELETION, noun. The omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage; "an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors"; "both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause".
DELETION, noun. The act of deleting something written or printed.

Wise words

Words to me were magic. You could say a word and it could conjure up all kinds of images or feelings or a chilly sensation or whatever. It was amazing to me that words had this power.
Amy Tan