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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. crying: the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds); "I hate to hear the crying of a child"; "she was in tears"
  2. (tear) separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"
  3. (tear) a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands; "his story brought tears to her eyes"
  4. (tear) rip: an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings"
  5. (tear) bust: an occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on a bust that lasted three days"
  6. (tear) move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
  7. 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. ...
  8. Faster Than the Speed of Night is an album by Bonnie Tyler released in April 1983. Her fifth album, and her most successful, it includes her UK and US no.1 hit "Total Eclipse of the Heart".
  9. "Tears" is Fayray's 7th single. It was released on July 26, 2000 and peaked at #11 in the charts. The song was used as the theme song for the Japanese TV drama "Friends". "Tears" is Fayray's best selling single to date.
  10. Tears is a 2000 South Korean film directed by Im Sang-soo. It tells the story of 4 runaway teens in the Garibong-dong district of Seoul and their struggles to survive the tough streets.
  11. Tears (2007) is part of a two album concept recorded by Joseph Williams, former lead singer of Toto, that contains 12 cover songs focused on the heartaches and ups and downs of relationships. ...
  12. "Tears" ("Tears for Souvenirs") is a song written by lyricist Frank Capano and composer Billy Uhr, at, retrieved 17 March 2009. and was first recorded by Rudy Vallee in 1929. It was made famous as a single by Ken Dodd, which was released in 1965. ...
  13. (tear) 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. (Tear) Break into pieces with your fingers (lettuce for a salad, bread slices for soft bread crumbs).
  15. (TEAR) Also referred to as a “Tear Sheet.” This is anything that has been published in print in which a particular model or photographer is featured. It is referred to as a “tear” because it is most often a page that has been torn from a magazine.
  16. (TEAR) Balls of unstable, explosive energy that can be made into portals. RB: 1
  17. (TEAR) Feeling sad, torn apart, or ripped off / Severing ties to something / Rushing into something without thinking / Scolding or lecturing somebody
  18. (TEAR) The process of breaking up an ingredient into small pieces using the hands
  19. (TEAR) a separation or pulling away of part of a sealing structure.
  20. (Tear) A nation on the Sea of Storms. Also the capital city of that nation, a great seaport. The banner of Tear is three white crescent moons slanting across a field half red, half gold. SEE ALSO: Stone of Tear
  21. (Tear) A series of surface cracks perpendicular to the extruding direction. Speed tearing normally occurs in corner radii or extremities of a section and is caused by localized high temperature.
  22. (Tear) In the Old Tongue, "Kidney of the World". (See Stone of Tear .)
  23. (Tear) The Ratio Of Top To Noil Produced In Combing.
  24. (Tear) a type of secretion that serves to moisten the cornea and conjunctiva.
  25. (Tear) to leave quickly, run away. "You ready to go? Then let's tear"