Definitions for "Tearing"
If you detach the displaying of an image from the V-Sync, the images will be sent to the monitor as they are ready even if the previous one is still completing. This is tearing, that is trembling or cut images, but also an increase of the framerate, as there are no waiting times.
A lateral displacement of the video lines due to sync instability. It appears as though parts of the images have been torn away.
The effect you obtain if you redraw the screen from the buffer while the buffer is only half updated, so that you get one half of one image and one half of another on a single raster scan.
Breaking or slivering of a tape during unwind.
nbspBreaking or slivering of a tape during unwind.
marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid; "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions"
Typically cracks or separations due to high extrusion speed or extrusion temperature.
See Alligatoring, Cracking.
A picture condition in which groups of horizontal lines (generally at the top of the picture) are displayed in an irregular manner. Caused by lack of horizontal synchronization.
the flooding of “reflex” tear fluid (usually lacrimal fluid from the lacrimal gland) into the eye, due to some type of irritation or from crying
Keywords:  shedding
shedding tears
Keywords:  blit, visible, once, screen, multiple
Tearing occurs when a surface is blit before it has been completed. This causes objects or parts of objects to be visible on the screen in multiple places at once.
Failure and localized separation of a sheet metal.