exsertion
noun see exsert

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • exsertion — (ˈ)ek|sərshən noun ( s) : the action of exserting or state of being exserted * * * exserˈtion noun • • • Main Entry: ↑exsert * * * exsertion (ɛksˈsɜːʃən) [as if ad. L. *exsertiōn em, n. o …   Useful english dictionary

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  • exsertion — (èk sèr sion) s. f. Terme d histoire naturelle. État d une chose exserte, qui fait saillie, qui s élève de la surface d une autre. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Exsert …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • exsertion — ex·ser·tion …   English syllables

  • exsert — exsertion, n. /ek serrt /, v.t. 1. to thrust out. adj. 2. thrust out; exserted. [1655 65; < L exsertus stretched out, put forth, var. of exertus; see EXERT] * * * …   Universalium

  • exsert — transitive verb Etymology: Latin exsertus, past participle of exserere more at exert Date: 1816 to thrust out • exsertion noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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