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  1. absciss(Verb)

    To cut off by abscission.

  2. absciss(Verb)

    To separate (as a leaf from a twig) by abscission.

  3. Origin: From abscissa, feminine of abscissus, perfect passive participle of abscindo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Absciss(noun)

    see Abscissa

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Absciss

    ab′sis, Abscissa, ab-sis′sa, n. the straight line cut off or intercepted between the vertex of a curve and an ordinate, measured along the principal axis:—pl. Absciss′es, Absciss′æ, Absciss′as. [L. abscissus, cut off, pa.p. of abscindĕreab, from, scindĕre, to cut.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of absciss in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of absciss in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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