Associations to the word «Tearing»


TEARING, verb. Present participle of tear
TEARING, adjective. Very hasty
TEARING, noun. The act by which something is torn; a laceration.
TEARING, noun. (computer graphics) Distortion of an animated display when the contents of the framebuffer are rendered while it contains portions of two or more frames.
TEARING, noun. (medicine) continuous shedding of tears; epiphora
TEARING AWAY, verb. Present participle of tear away

Dictionary definition

TEARING, noun. Shedding tears.
TEARING, adjective. Marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid; "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats