Abducing
Abduce Ab*duce", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abduced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Abducing}.] [L. abducere to lead away; ab + ducere to lead. See {Duke}, and cf. {Abduct}.] To draw or conduct away; to withdraw; to draw to a different part. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

If we abduce the eye unto either corner, the object will not duplicate. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]


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  • abducing — æb djuːs / duːs v. draw away, pull away …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Abduce — Ab*duce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abduced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Abducing}.] [L. abducere to lead away; ab + ducere to lead. See {Duke}, and cf. {Abduct}.] To draw or conduct away; to withdraw; to draw to a different part. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] If we… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abduced — Abduce Ab*duce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abduced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Abducing}.] [L. abducere to lead away; ab + ducere to lead. See {Duke}, and cf. {Abduct}.] To draw or conduct away; to withdraw; to draw to a different part. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abduction — Ab*duc tion, n. [L. abductio: cf. F. abduction.] 1. The act of abducing or abducting; a drawing apart; a carrying away. Roget. [1913 Webster] 2. (Physiol.) The movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • abduce — /ab doohs , dyoohs /, v.t., abduced, abducing. Physiol. to draw or take away; abduct. [1530 40; < L abducere, equiv. to ab AB + ducere to lead] * * * …   Universalium

  • abduction — noun /əbˈdʌk.ʃən,æbˈdʌk.ʃən/ a) The act of abducing or abducting; a drawing apart; a carrying away. the abduction of a child b) The movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the body. The significance of such …   Wiktionary

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  • abduce — (v.) to draw away by persuasion, 1530s, from L. abductus, pp. of abducere to lead away (see ABDUCTION (Cf. abduction)). Related: Abduced; abducing …   Etymology dictionary

  • abduction — æb dÊŒkʃn n. kidnapping, seizure, carrying off by force; action of separating a limb or other part from the midline of the body (Medicine); abducing, drawing apart …   English contemporary dictionary

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