Disbranch
Disbranch Dis*branch", v. t. [See {Branch}, v.] To divest of a branch or branches; to tear off. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • disbranch — dis·branch (dĭs brănchʹ) tr.v. dis·branched, dis·branch·ing, dis·branch·es 1. To cut or break a branch from (a tree). 2. To remove (a limb or branch) from a tree. * * * …   Universalium

  • disbranch — v. cut or trim the branches …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disbranch — dis·branch …   English syllables

  • disbranch — /dɪsˈbræntʃ/ (say dis branch) verb (t) 1. to deprive of branches, as a tree. 2. to cut or break off, as a branch …   Australian English dictionary

  • disbranch — də]sˈbr]anch, (ˈ)di]s|br], ]ˈspr], ]|spr], ]aa(ə)n , ]ain , ]ȧn transitive verb Etymology: Middle French desbrancher, from des dis (I) + branche branch more at branch : to divest of a branch : tear off (as a branch) …   Useful english dictionary

  • disjunction — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act or state of separation Nouns 1. disjunction, disconnection, disunity, disunion, disassociation, disengagement; isolation, separateness, dispersion. 2. fissure, rent, crevice, gash (see interval). 3.… …   English dictionary for students

  • Disjunction — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Disjunction >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disjunction disjunction disconnection disunity disunion disassociation disengagement Sgm: N 1 discontinuity discontinuity &c. 70 Sgm: N 1 abjunction abjunction Sgm …   English dictionary for students

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