Examples of deletion in a Sentence
one of the deletions from the final cut of the movie turned out to be my one line of dialogue
Recent Examples of deletion from the Web
Since its posting (and deletion), Diggs has yet to comment on the shot.
The request for deletion of other Netscapes implies removal of lesser versions, not upgrades.
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Origin and Etymology of deletion
Latin deletion-, deletio destruction, from delēre
First Known Use: 1590
DELETION Defined for Kids
Definition of deletion for Students
1 : an act of taking out The deletion of the file was a mistake.
2 : something taken out
Medical Definition of deletion
1: the absence of a section of genetic material from a gene or chromosome
2: the mutational process that results in a deletion
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