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  • Lacrimation, or lachrymation, (from Latin lacrima, meaning "tear") is the secretion of tears, which often serves to clean and lubricate the eyes in response to an irritation of the eyes.
  • ^ Farandos, NM; Yetisen, AK; Monteiro, MJ; Lowe, CR; Yun, SH (2014). "Contact Lens Sensors in Ocular Diagnostics". Advanced Healthcare Materials. doi:10.1002/adhm.201400504.

    Definition of tears in English Dictionary

  • NounBFtear
    1. plural of tear.
      1. viscous streaks left on the inside of the glass when certain wines are swirled around before tasting.
      2. VerbBFtearPRtearingPT, PPtearedPTtorePPtorn
        1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of tear.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • It is also possible that this led to improved strip meniscometry measurements of the volume of pooled tears in the tear meniscus.
            • Such ambiguity riled Russia's foreign space partners, who were torn between asking IKI to refly Mars '96 with backup instruments or to pull the plug on the mission. "
            • It would stretch the truth, but perhaps not tear it to tatters, to say that World War II was fought over oil.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • The other children constantly antagonized Joe to the point of tears.
            • The poem uses the metaphor of putting his “heart on a fork,” and anticipates that the process necessarily leads to broken-heartedness and tears.
            • The lecture's ending had the entire audience in tears.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Noun forms
              • Noun plural forms
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Verb singular forms
                  • Third-person singular forms
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            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of tears for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "tears" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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