teardown
noun Date: 1926 the act or process of disassembling

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  • teardown — /tair down /, n. 1. a taking apart; disassembly. 2. a house or other building that is purchased with the intention of tearing it down and replacing it with another, more expensive structure. [1925 30; n. use of v. phrase tear down] * * * …   Universalium

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  • teardown — tear•down [[t]ˈtɛərˌdaʊn[/t]] n. 1) cvb a taking apart; disassembly 2) cvb a house or other building that is purchased with the intention of tearing it down and replacing it with another, more expensive structure • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • teardown — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: tear down : disassembly * * * /tair down /, n. 1. a taking apart; disassembly. 2. a house or other building that is purchased with the intention of tearing it down and replacing it with ano …   Useful english dictionary

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