tear out

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tear out (of some place)

to leave a place in a great hurry. The kids tore out of the house after they broke the window. They saw what they had done and tore out.
See also: out, tear
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Irregular grains, curly or wavy grains can have tear outs.
Experts suggest reducing the cutting angle by 15 degrees to prevent tear outs.
The only problems that can occur happen when the grain is irregular or interlocked; then, planing and moulding can result in tear outs and extra care is needed.