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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·sect·ing, a.
 1. 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.
 2. Of or pertaining to, or received during, a dissection; as, a dissecting wound.
 3. Used for or in dissecting; as, a dissecting knife; a dissecting microscope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·sect v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dissected; p. pr. & vb. n. Dissecting.]
 1. Anat. To divide into separate parts; to cut in pieces; to separate and expose the parts of, as an animal or a plant, for examination and to show their structure and relations; to anatomize.
 2. To analyze, for the purposes of science or criticism; to divide and examine minutely.
    This paragraph . . . I have dissected for a sample.   --Atterbury.