Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of excerpting or selecting.
  • n. That which is selected or gleaned; an extract.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of excerpting or selecting.
  • n. That which is selected or gleaned; an extract.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of excerpting or picking out; a gleaning; selection.
  • n. That which is selected or gleaned; an excerpt.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a passage selected from a larger work

Etymologies

Latin excerptio. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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    Life of Robert Browning

  • First up, I want to see the value-excerption work seen out within the next couple of months.

    Ben Ward

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    Ben Ward

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    Ben Ward

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    Rational Review

  • Accordingly, the building has taken its inspiration from plants, most noticeably in the form of the soaring timber roof, which gives the building its distinctive shape. "- wikipedia excerption with true knowledge of true places.

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