verb (used with object), ex·cised, ex·cising.
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Definition for excising (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), ex·cised, ex·cis·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM exciseex·cis·a·ble, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for excising
Identifying and excising faulty accounts takes up more and more of their time as the country splinters again.ISIS Fighters Are Killing Faster than Statisticians Can Count|Peter Schwartzstein|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Excising them, he says, was more of a business decision than a moral one.
After excising him from her life completely, Hannah is rescued from rock bottom of an emotional meltdown by Adam (Adam Driver).‘Girls’ Season 3 Trailer Debuts. Is It the Most Relatable Yet?|Kevin Fallon|November 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the case of the electromagnetic force, a panacea was found in 1947, excising infinity to reveal finite, correct, answers.Finding Higgs Boson, or God Particle, Will Resolve Scientific Mysteries|Frank Close|December 17, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Nephrol′ogy, scientific knowledge of the kidneys; Nephrot′omy, the operation of excising the kidneys.
If the obstruction be due to a fibrous band, an attempt may be made to remove it by excising it by the intrameatal method.
In aggravated cases, the bones must be attacked, for example by excising the talus.
Excising of small areas to reveal paste and to strengthen tonal qualities of designs.North Devon Pottery and Its Export to America in the 17th Century|C. Malcolm Watkins
It is liable to be accidentally divided in excising malignant or tuberculous glands in the neck.