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tears, 3rd person singular present; torn, past participle; tearing, present participle; tore, past tense;
  1. (of the eye) Produce tears
    • - she arrived in a fur coat, cheeks red and eyes tearing from the chill
  1. A drop of clear salty liquid secreted from glands in a person's eye when they cry or when the eye is irritated

  2. A drop of such liquid secreted continuously to lubricate the surface of the eyeball under the eyelid

  3. The state or action of crying
    • - he was so hurt by her attitude he was nearly in tears
    • - puppets that moved Jack to tears

  1. a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands; "his story brought tears to her eyes"
  2. separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"
  3. rip: an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings"
  4. to separate or be separated by force; "planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars"
  5. bust: an occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on a bust that lasted three days"
  6. move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
  7. A tear is a type of scratch used by turntablists. It is made from moving the record on the turntable by hand.
  8. "Tear" is a song by Lotion released as both a two-song single 7" and a four-song Compact Disc single in 1993 through Kokopop and re-released in 1996. The songs were recorded on January 3, 1993, at Noise in New Jersey.
  9. In the fictional world of Robert Jordan's fantasy series The Wheel of Time, Tear is one of the richest nations in the land. This comes in part from controlling the greatest port on the Sea of Storms, at the mouth of the River Erinin. ...
  10. Tearing is the act of breaking apart a material by force, without the aid of a cutting tool. A tear in a piece of paper, fabric, or some other similar object may be the result of the intentional effort with one's bare hands, or be accidental. ...
  11. (Tearing (song)) "Tearing" is a song by the American punk rock band Rollins Band.
  12. Tears are the liquid product of a process of crying to clean and lubricate the eyes. The word lacrimation (from L. Lacrima meaning Tear) (also spelled lachrymation) may also be used in a medical or literary sense to refer to crying. Strong emotions, such as sorrow or elation, may lead to crying. ...
  13. A hole or break caused by tearing; To rend (a solid material) by holding or restraining in two places and pulling apart, whether intentionally or not; to destroy or separate; To remove by tearing; to demolish; To become torn, especially accidentally; To move at excessive speed
  14. (tearing) The act by which something is torn; a laceration; Distortion of an animated display when the contents of the framebuffer are rendered while it contains portions of two or more frames; very hasty
  15. (Tearing) A lateral displacement of the video lines due to sync instability. It appears as though parts of the images have been torn away.
  16. (Tearing) a term used to describe a picture condition in which groups of horizontal lines are displaced in an irregular manner.
  17. (Tearing) Failure and localized separation of a sheet metal.
  18. (Tearing) Stain on table linen. - Joseph Leff
  19. (Tearing) The sudden impact of the body colliding with another object (such as a car or baseball bat) may cause very delicate tissue in the brain to tear apart. Unfortunately, modern medical devices (x-ray, CT scan, MRI) often do not detect torn brain tissue. ...
  20. (Tearing) When the ink is not transferred from the hollows to the paper but results in spots or a broken and irregular impression, we speak of tearing. At worst, tearing can cause cracks in the surface of the paper, or the entire surface of the paper may adhere to the plate.
  21. (Tearing) removing unwanted glass and debris from a tube or rod with tweezers, or pliers, or a glass rod. This technique is also good for opening holes up on the end of a tube.
  22. (tearing) A bleeding or shredding of color or white, often occuring in a key if the clip is not precisely set, or in areas of a picture that show high contrast coupled with extreme detail (for example, leaves against a bright sky.
  23. (tearing) A visual anomaly caused when part of the current frame overwrites previous frame data in the framebuffer before the current frame is fully rendered on the screen. iOS avoids tearing by processing all visible OpenGL ES content through Core Animation.
  24. Tearing is an effect that is caused when the VSync is disabled. See "VSync" for more details.
  25. Tearing occurs when a surface is blit before it has been completed. This causes objects or parts of objects to be visible on the screen in multiple places at once.