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tease

 [tēz]
to pull apart gently with fine needles to permit microscopic examination.

tease

(tēz),
To separate the structural parts of a tissue by means of a needle, in order to prepare it for microscopic examination.
[A. S. taesan]

tease

(tēz) to pull apart gently with fine needles to permit microscopic examination.

tease

(tēz)
v.
To separate the structural parts of a tissue, as with a needle, in order to prepare it for microscopic examination.

tease

(tēz)
To separate the structural parts of a tissue by means of a needle, to prepare it for microscopic examination.
[A. S. taesan]

tease

1. to pull apart gently with fine needles to permit microscopic examination.
2. to tantalize, e.g. sexually by parading a male in front of a female, or the opposite, in the mating capacity test.
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After 17 years away it would have been nice to get a little bit more of a sense of Carrott the man as much as the teasingly ribald showman.
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One woman teasingly posted a photograph of the ceremony with her hand blocking the view.
The 3D is largely redundant but will doubtless be employed in an intended sequel, set up teasingly by the cliff-hanger coda.
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I hope they don't make me play,'' she said teasingly as she glanced at her sandals and blue-painted toenails.