dissect dissect  /daɪ ˈsɛkt/


  1. (v) cut open or cut apart
  2. (v) make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features


  • All bills go to the House-Senate conference committee, and the members dissect the bill threadbare.


  1. TONY WILSON: Required listing of health coverage value on W-2 example of government overreach

    As we continue to dissect the various aspects of Health Care Reform and how the multiple requirements of the law will impact you as well as employers, this week we are going to offer an opinion on the W-2 reporting requirement.. In last week's column, we touched on the
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Newton Citizen


    ?12 JUN 2013 IGN's editors, Marty Sliva & Keza MacDonald dissect the highly anticipated platformer Rain. Don't have IGN Prime? Join Today! Get access to these videos:
    on June 13, 2013     Source: IGN Guides

  3. CYNDI

    On the eve of Cyndi Lauper’s Mountain Winery gig, we dissect the woman, the icon, the creative beast. Plus: Her thoughts on the music industry, equal rights and those sparkling ‘Kinky Boots’ Few performers possess the kind of fierce, she-bopping tenacity Cyndi Lauper has become famous for. Equal parts free spirit, civil rights activist and Grammy-winner, Lauper is one of the few creative artists ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Good Times


  1. "I thought that we made some progress in areas," said Montreal head coach Jacques Martin. "We played much better in certain parts of the game. We spent more time in their zone tonight than the first game. We'll dissect the game and bring the...
    on May 18, 2010 By: Jacques Martin Source: USA Today

  2. "We try to dissect society with humor," said Ota, who teams up with Yuji Tanaka as the comedy duo "Bakusho Mondai" _ which roughly translates as "matter of a roaring laugh."
    on Jul 12, 2007 By: Hikari Ota Source: FOXNews

  3. "I'm not going to dissect the game tonight because we were outplayed," Tortorella said. "We stunk tonight! It was an embarrassing loss! Let's leave it at that."
    on Nov 27, 2009 By: John Tortorella Source: Tampabay.com

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