dissection dissection  /daɪ ˈsɛk ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) cutting so as to separate into pieces
  2. (n) a minute and critical analysis
  3. (n) detailed critical analysis or examination one part at a time (as of a literary work)

Usage(s):

  1. The pain of aortic dissection is often mistaken for that of a heart attack.
  2. Since dissection was forbidden by their religion, they carefully watched athletes in the gymnasia.

News

  1. British comic Russell Brand to perform at Sands

    British comic Russell Brand and his irreverent brand of humor will invade Bethlehem in September. The concert will take place Saturday, September 14 at the Sands Bethlehem Events Center. Brand's first ever stand-up tour, officially named "Messiah Complex,"  will be a dissection of various social and religious figures and the reality of their lives through comparisons of each other, according to ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey

  2. Conn. bill lets students skip animal dissections

    Conn. bill lets students skip animal dissections Students are required to obtain parental permission to be exempted from dissection activities, and they must complete an alternative assignment. Republican Sen. Toni Boucher of Wilton says she thinks it's time to allow computerized animation for anatomy lessons, since even doctors use those techniques "to learn how to and practice an operation on ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. McDonalds Of Zanesville - Lovin' The Communities We Serve

    Hands on learning is the focus of a summer camp being offered by the Muskingum Family Y. The STEAM camp stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. It's a two week program that introduces students in sixth-eighth grade to dissection, physics and the rock cycle, among other things.
    on June 5, 2013     Source: WHIZ News Zanesville

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Quotes

  1. Ballard wrote: "In many ways, my entire fiction is the dissection of a deep pathology that I had witnessed in Shanghai and later in the postwar world."
    on Apr 19, 2009 By: JG Ballard Source: Independent

  2. Another excerpt from Rahul's letter says, "It is a disservice to university students to demand that they use such a cruel and archaic method when studies have shown that virtual dissection software provides students with an equivalent or even...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Rahul Bose Source: Times of India

  3. "I hesitate to even call this a Western," Brad Pitt says of his movie The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, in which he plays the country's most famous gunslinger. "This is a psychological dissection of people at this...
    on Aug 23, 2007 By: Brad Pitt Source: USA Today

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