Definition of "dissecting" []

  • To cut open and examine the structure of (a dead animal or plant) (verb)
  • To examine critically and minutely (verb)
  • Present participle of dissect. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dissecting" in a sentence
  • "The first is what we call dissecting the prosecution's case, going through every reason that Detective Grogan had for being suspicious of Scott Peterson and putting his own spin on it, explaining, well, you really should not have been suspicious because you could look at it this way."
  • "Senate Republicans have objected to what they see as Diamond's limited experience in dissecting the inner workings of the national economy."
  • "Before I begin dissecting the first round, I want to say that I suspect we'll see some of the best playoff action in years, certainly the best in all of my years in the NHL."