- v. present participle of decompose.
“It is formed by the slow hydrolysis of fats in decomposing material such as a human cadaver by action of anaerobic bacteria ...”
“The body of her other son, was "decomposing" at another morgue, the paper reported.”
“We amend the soil with organic material such as decomposing leaves or compost from the piles at the edge of the yard.”
“Billions of tonnes of methane, which comes from natural sources such as decomposing vegetation and marshland, are stored in the frozen lands of Siberia,”
“Most of them are saprobes, they absorb dead organic material, such as decomposing flesh.”
“Navigating such unpredictability requires investors to rely less on historical short cuts and, instead, spend more time decomposing asset classes into their constituent risk factors.”
“But it still was not moved and was decomposing in the sand.”
“While the city has great hopes for the land, which it plans to build in phases over the next 30 years among them as a destination for mountain-biking, trail-running, and horseback-riding, the mounds that comprise the park are so far dotted not with fountains, such as the Bethesda Fountain, but with well-heads to collect the decomposing gases, and treatment plants where something called leachate is rendered harmless and released into Arthur Kill .”
“After all, how healthful can something be that shows no signs of decomposing after being left on a counter for more than a decade?”
“*** Skin, by Mo Hayder: decomposing bodies and creepy characters feature in a novel that's slow to start but takes off towards the end.”
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