1. a torn ragged wound
2. the act of lacerating
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Laceration \Lac`er*a"tion\, n. [L. laceratio: cf. F.
1. The act of lacerating.
2. A breach or wound made by lacerating. --Arbuthnot.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a torn ragged wound
2: the act of lacerating
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
82 Moby Thesaurus words for "laceration":
abrasion, abscission, amputation, blemish, break, burn, butchering,
chafe, check, chip, chopping, clawing, cleavage, concussion, crack,
crackle, craze, cruciation, crucifixion, cut, cutting, dichotomy,
enucleation, excision, fission, flash burn, fracture, fray,
frazzle, gall, gash, hell, hell upon earth, holocaust, horror,
hurt, incision, injury, lancination, lesion, martyrdom,
mortal wound, mutilation, nightmare, passion, persecution,
puncture, purgatory, rack, rending, rent, resection, rip, ripping,
run, rupture, scald, scission, scorch, scrape, scratch, scuff,
second-degree burn, section, severance, slash, slashing, slicing,
sore, splitting, stab, stab wound, surgery, tear, tearing,
third-degree burn, torment, torture, trauma, wound,
wounds immedicable, wrench