Decompounded
Decompound De`com*pound", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Decompounded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Decompounding}.] [Pref. de- (intens. in sense 1) + compound, v. t.] 1. To compound or mix with that is already compound; to compound a second time. [1913 Webster]

2. To reduce to constituent parts; to decompose. [1913 Webster]

It divides and decompounds objects into . . . parts. --Hazlitt. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • decompounded — v. compound with things that are already composite; reduce to constituent parts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • decompounded — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Decomposite — De com*pos ite, n. Anything decompounded. [1913 Webster] Decomposites of three metals or more. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Decompound — De com*pound , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Decompounded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Decompounding}.] [Pref. de (intens. in sense 1) + compound, v. t.] 1. To compound or mix with that is already compound; to compound a second time. [1913 Webster] 2. To reduce to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Decompoundable — De com*pound a*ble, a. Capable of being decompounded. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Decompounding — Decompound De com*pound , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Decompounded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Decompounding}.] [Pref. de (intens. in sense 1) + compound, v. t.] 1. To compound or mix with that is already compound; to compound a second time. [1913 Webster] 2. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • decomposite — adj. compounded with things already composite; anything decompounded …   English contemporary dictionary

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