Meaning of “lacerate” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “lacerate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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lacerateverb [ T ]

us /ˈlæs·əˌreɪt/

to cut or tear something, esp. flesh:

His face and hands were lacerated by the flying glass.
noun [ C/U ] us /ˌlæs·əˈreɪ·ʃən/

[ C ] Justina was treated for a scalp laceration.

(Definition of “lacerate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)