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A mark or decoration cut into a surface
“Two rows of sharply delineated feathers are finely executed in low relief with deep, precise incisions marking the details.”
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A surgical cut made in skin or flesh
“Most traditional biopsy procedures involve an incision in the skin.”
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A small mark or flaw which spoils the appearance of something
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A wound made by stabbing
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One of a number of parallel grooves and ridges in a rock or rocky deposit, formed by repeated twinning or cleaving of crystals
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An aperture passing through something
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A deep cut or tear in skin or flesh
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The process or art of engraving a design on a hard surface, especially to make a print
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The action or process of penetrating something
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(medicine) A procedure involving major incisions to remove, repair, or replace a part of a body
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