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  • n  the act of dismounting (a horse or bike etc.)
  • v  alight from (a horse)

  • Unable to drive because 90% of vehicles have been banned from the roads, Zhao bicycles slowly home through the August heat; guards at every intersection force him to dismount for .
  • Every few miles, craters of varying size pock the pavement, interspersed with suspicious patches of dirt that compel patrol convoys to make off-road detours or dismount to .
  • A few curious Frenchmen left the tables to watch the helmeted soldiers dismount.

  • Nastia Liukin in USA Today
    I wanted to make my dismount so bad,Liukin said. "I've been doing it so well in training. I think I just pulled so hard and I overrotated."
  • Morgan Hamm in San Jose Mercury News
    I don't think we're fully at that level where we can go out and feel great at the end of the routine yet,Morgan said. "If I make my dismount, my score goes up maybe a point, point and a half. The rest was fine. It just kills when you miss...
  • Winston Churchill in The News - International
    Sir Winston Churchill said, "Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry."

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