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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a passage selected from a larger work;
- Example: "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"
[syn: excerpt, excerption, extract, selection]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Excerption \Ex*cerp"tion\, n. [L. excerptio.] 1. The act of excerpting or selecting. [R.] [1913 Webster] 2. That which is selected or gleaned; an extract. [R.] [1913 Webster] His excerptions out of the Fathers. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

excerption n 1: a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings" [syn: excerpt, excerption, extract, selection]