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Meaning of INCISE

Pronunciation:  in'sIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  make an incision into by carving or cutting
 

INCISE is a 6 letter word that starts with I.

 

 See Also: cut, deaden, girdle, groove, notch, scrape, scratch, scratch up, slit, worry

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*cise"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incised}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Incising}.] [L. incisus, p. p. of incidere to incise: cf.
F. inciser. See {Incide}.]
1. To cut in or into with a sharp instrument; to carve; to
   engrave.

         I on thy grave this epitaph incise.   --T. Carew.

2. To cut, gash, or wound with a sharp instrument; to cut
   off.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Surgically cut into.
 
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