disassemble disassemble  /ˌdɪs ə ˈsɛm bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (v) take apart into its constituent pieces

Usage(s):

  1. Inside, the altar of the Virgin Mary is easy to disassemble so that the room can revert to being a Cinema Club when the Muslim students return to class.
  2. It exploded while he attempted to disassemble it, resulting in the loss of the thumb and forefinger of his left hand.
  3. Even more remarkable than the feat of putting it together is Sculptor Lippold's assurance that he can disassemble The Sun, pack it away in handy-sized packing crates.

News

  • Aubrey husband, wife create unique steampunk jewelry

    Photo courtesy of Dee Kautsch – Dee Kautsch is always on the lookout for vintage watches to disassemble and refashion into jewelry. Her work can be seen and bought at Heirlooms in downtown McKinney.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Little Elm Journal

Quotes

  1. Nevertheless Gregg said "that isn't a reason to disassemble the CIA and make them a whipping child in the middle."
    on Jul 12, 2009 By: Judd Gregg Source: AFP

  2. "We are working day and night to disassemble these networks," Pace said, focusing exclusively on the enemy and not on nationality.
    on Feb 5, 2007 By: Gen Peter Pace Source: Media Newswire (press release)

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