from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The state or quality of being concise: "a role made . . . dramatically accessible by the concision of the form” ( George Steiner).
- n. Archaic A cutting apart or off.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Conciseness, brevity or terseness.
- n. A form of media censorship where discussions are limited in topics on the basis of broadcast time allotments.
- n. A cutting off; a division; a schism or faction.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A cutting off; a division; a schism; a faction.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A division; a schism; a faction; a sect; a separation.
- n. [It is used in the Vulgate and in the authorized version of the Bible to translate the Greek word
κατατομή, employed by St. Paul in Phil. iii. 2, apparently, instead of περιτομή, for circumcision, as a contemptuous designation of those Jews who relied upon the mere outward rite of circumcision.
- n. Conciseness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. terseness and economy in writing and speaking achieved by expressing a great deal in just a few words
concise + -ion (“the state of being”) (Wiktionary)