from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To take apart: disassemble a toaster.
- intransitive v. To come apart: The unit disassembles easily.
- intransitive v. To break up in random fashion: The spectators began to disassemble.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To take to pieces; to reverse the process of assembly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. to take apart; to disconnect the parts of; to convert a whole into its constituent pieces.
- transitive v. to convert a computer program in machine language into an equivalent assembly-language file.
- intransitive v. to be able to come apart easily; to be converted into constituent parts.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To take apart.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. take apart into its constituent pieces
dis- + assemble (Wiktionary)