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Definition of Dissecting


  1. of Dissect
  2. Dividing or separating the parts of an animal or vegetable body; as, a dissecting aneurism, one which makes its way between or within the coats of an artery.
  3. Of or pertaining to, or received during, a dissection; as, a dissecting wound.
  4. Used for or in dissecting; as, a dissecting knife; a dissecting microscope.

Dissecting Quotations

Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
E. B. White

I was raised by a single psychologist mother and we spent every evening sitting at the kitchen table and dissecting our emotions and speculating about the inner life of everyone we knew.
Annie Baker

As a civil servant in charge of the government's Strategy Unit, I brought in many people from outside government, including academia and science, to work in the unit, dissecting and solving complex problems from GM crops to alcohol, nuclear proliferation to schools reform.
Geoff Mulgan

If people think that you're throwing babies out, dissecting children, to do stem-cell research, I'm not for that.
Elizabeth Edwards

Novelists should be like scientists, dissecting the cadaver.
J. G. Ballard
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Dissecting Translations

dissecting in German is sezierend
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