- adj. Able to be removed from its mount; designed to be dismantled; detachable; portable.
- adj. computing, of a hard drive (dated) Designed to be removed from the read mechanism.
GNU Webster's 1913
- Capable of being dismounted; -- said of a form of rim, for an automobile wheel, which can be removed with its tire from the wheel.
- demount + -able (Wiktionary)
“The chief drawback was that a wide range of infill products, such as demountable walls and relocatable plumbing systems, were simply not available on the market.”
“On the term "conference demountable unit", used to describe a portable incident room, she said: "As far as I can tell, management jargon is taking over organisations and perfectly sensible, straightforward titles are being changed.”
“demountable," explaining that after the war boom these houses can be taken down and moved away.”
“Without subsidy, large-scale work needs large-scale audiences: Not long ago, the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester used to tour their work using a demountable version of their main house.”
“Galerie Patrick Seguin will present live daily, the setting up and taking down of a Jean Prouvé six-square-meter demountable bungalow, created in 1944 for war victims in Lorraine.”
“Her state-of-the-art technology included a seaplane which could be dismantled and hidden below decks, along with a demountable fake funnel and telescopic masts to change her profile — an artful disguise in an era when identifying a ship was still a matter of staring through binoculars at a distant silhouette.”
“While the designs feature demountable upper seating tiers to reduce capacity post-World Cup, one would expect they are still destined to become white elephants.”
“The congregation filed out of the demountable and gathered around the front entrance: black, brown and white all mixed together.”
“ZION GOSPEL HALL was a gray demountable building squeezed between a scrapyard and an abandoned shop with chicken wire over the windows.”
“This is a demountable meeting and performance space that was inspired by Ottoman tents and hats.”
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