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 Dictionary entry overview: What does laceration mean? 

  The noun LACERATION has 2 senses:

1. a torn ragged wound
2. the act of lacerating

  Familiarity information: LACERATION used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1laceration [BACK TO TOP]


A torn ragged wound

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("laceration" is a kind of...):

lesion; wound (any break in the skin or an organ caused by violence or surgical incision)

Sense 2laceration [BACK TO TOP]


The act of lacerating

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("laceration" is a kind of...):

tear (the act of tearing)

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