avulsion: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (u-vul'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. a tearing away.
  2. the sudden removal of soil by change in a river's course or by a flood, from the land of one owner to that of another.
  3. a part torn off.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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