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loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail; tearing it produces a painful sore that is easily infected agnail , hangnail
forcible tearing or surgical separation of one body part from another avulsion
tooth, pointed tearing canine , eyetooth , laniary
injure by tearing lacerate
line of small holes for tearing at a particular place perforation
act of tearing tear
strength of material expressed as the greatest longitudinal stress it can bear without tearing apart tensile strength
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