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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of sever.
  • adjective separated, cut off or broken apart

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

  • adjective detached by cutting

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Examples

  • What, in that flash of instant when his brain was severed from the rest of his body,

    CHAPTER XI

  • With the mandate severed from the bill, insurance costs will jump even faster than CBO expects.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Constitutional Challenges to the Health Care Bill

  • At the start, Munro has been severed from a dominant global communications network, the World Ear (WE): something akin to the popular social networking site Facebook, implanted into a person's head, allowing communications between people at vast speeds, with the ability to gather information as fast as can be thought up.

    REVIEW: WE by John Dickinson

  • What remains after these molecular bonds are severed is methane, whose molecule contains only a single carbon atom.

    Oil Is Not A Fossil Fuel? « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • What remains after these molecular bonds are severed is methane, whose molecule contains only a single carbon atom.

    2008 February 02 « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • When John McCain severed his ties with a group linked to ultra-right-wing death squads in Central America may make a difference, considering some of the literature associated with the US Council for World Freedom.

    08 « October « 2008 « Niqnaq

  • When John McCain severed his ties with a group linked to ultra-right-wing death squads in Central America may make a difference, considering some of the literature associated with the US Council for World Freedom.

    mccain past even weirder than obama past

  • The collapse reached its lowest point in 1986, when the dollar lost 90% of its gold value prior to 1971, before the gold dollar was severed from the Jewish gold.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • "They were originally known as the Chicago Seven and a Half Men," said Hazelbaker, "But Obama's lawyer succeeded in having his case severed from the others and ultimately dismissed on the grounds that he was missing too much school."

    Lance Mannion:

  • "They were originally known as the Chicago Seven and a Half Men," said Hazelbaker, "But Obama's lawyer succeeded in having his case severed from the others and ultimately dismissed on the grounds that he was missing too much school."

    The Chicago Seven and a Half Men

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