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 - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne