Definition of 'deletion'
- any process whereby sounds are left out of spoken words or phrases
- (genetics) the loss or absence of one or more nucleotides from a chromosome
- the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage; "an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors"; "both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause"
Synonyms: excision cut
- the act of deleting something written or printed