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Synonyms for tear

Synonyms for tear

to separate or pull apart by force

to remove from a fixed position

tear down: to pull down or break up so that reconstruction is impossible

tear down: to make defamatory statements about

a hole made by tearing

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a drop of the clear liquid secreted by the glands of the eyes

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to fill with tears

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Synonyms for tear

a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands

an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart

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an occasion for excessive eating or drinking

the act of tearing

to separate or be separated by force

strip of feathers

fill with tears or shed tears

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This may occur if too many tears are produced or if they cannot drain away properly.
The phenol red thread (PRT) tear test (ZoneQuick; FCI Ophthalmic, Pembroke, MA, USA) is an alternative method of tear measurement to the STT.
Reducing the inflammation on the surface of the eye and regulating the glands that produce tears are essential for effectively managing the condition and its symptoms.
Using the software programme Overture, researchers recreated the flow of tears on the surface of an open eye, moving from the upper corner and draining through the ducts at the opposite corner.
Elmendorf tear test data is measured on all films in accordance with ASTM D1922.
Unfortunately, under pressure from rights organisations, South Korean companies have withdrawn from the agreements to export tear gas to Bahrain (Financial Times, January 7, 2014).
Bahrain has previously been criticised for its inappropriate use of tear gas, with some even going as far as to claim it is a violation of human rights.
For over live years, Multi-Plastics has been continually offering innovative laminated structures for surface printable applications including paper-faced, polyester-faced, and an earlier version of an easy tear option.
It is possible to imagine either that Jesus' tears are tears of grief at his friend's death or that they are tears of anger as a result of unbelief.
The surface of the tear film then cools slightly, and for dry-eyed patients the rate of cooling can be higher.
13) A high correlation between the onset of RC tears and increasing age has also been reported in several other studies--in one, 50% of patients >66 years that presented with a painful RC tear also had a rotator cuff tear in their contralateral, asymptomatic shoulder.
Certain breeds, such as Westies, can be prone to 'dry eye' because their immune system damages their tear gland tissue.
Description: Rotator Cuff Tear collects current review articles on rotator cuff problems, with regard to both biological and clinical aspects, and provides practical hints on management and rehabilitation.
This article will look at two aspects of the current management of the rotator cuff tear.
Ramallah -- PNN - On Friday three children were injured many were treated for the effects of tear gas in halation as Israeli troops attacked anti-wall protests organized in a number of West Bank communities.