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
And also there was comment and mention made about the number of arrests when some protestors were asked to "disassemble," and apparently did not do so upon command, and felt that their Constitutional rights were more "lawful" than an "unlawful" order by the federal police protecting the foreigners who called this meeting to begin with.
The culmination of this madness is the spread of a virus contracted on the surface of Mars that causes those infected with it to "disassemble," a deus ex machina akin to
An amazing demographic shift began with a plant to 'disassemble' hogs
After deranging the mind and disfiguring the face, the bug causes a victim's body to "disassemble" and its limbs to run amok.
I wonder if there is a way to 'disassemble' the switch to see exactly how its soldered to the board or how the contacts work and maybe implement a slider switch like something I can pick up from RadioShack ..
This fact can cause some foods to "disassemble" when you try to pull them out at finish.
He was a memento mori; all I had to do was melt him down or completely disassemble him.
"We disassemble the vehicle, bring it to mile zero and build it from scratch up," Mr. Hiros said.
Let's disassemble our children, ship them and have them reassembled over there.
DE: I know what kind of experience it would be to take something and disassemble and reassemble something in a way that will work for a concert orchestra or on stage.