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Origin of scission
Examples from the Web for scission
But who can say what would be the evils of a scission, and when and where they would end?
In Fiji, the process of scission was found in every stage of evolution.The Fijians|Basil Thomson
It manifestly carries the Trojan scission into Olympus and drives out in disgrace the Trojan deities.Homer's Odyssey|Denton J. Snider
Scission is seen to take place equally in the world of ideas; but the result, instead of being a new life, is a new abstraction.Decadence and Other Essays on the Culture of Ideas|Remy de Gourmont
The greater event 275 was the scission between East and West.
Word Origin for scission
"act of cutting or dividing," mid-15c., from French scission (14c.), from Late Latin scissionem (nominative scissio) "a cleaving, dividing," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin scindere "to cut" (see shed (v.)).