disintegrate

  • 1 Disintegrate EP — EP by Eyes of Fire Released 2003 Genre Heavy metal Label Century Media …

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  • 2 Disintegrate — Dis*in te*grate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disintegrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disintegrating}.] [L. dis + integratus, p. p. of integrare to renew, repair, fr. integer entire, whole. See {Integer}.] To separate into integrant parts; to reduce to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Disintegrate — Dis*in te*grate, v. i. To decompose into integrant parts; as, chalk rapidly disintegrates. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 disintegrate — I verb break up, crumble, decay, decompose, diffuse, disband, disperse, dissolve, disunite, fall to pieces, fragment, shatter, split up II index break (separate), decay, degenerate, destroy ( …

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  • 5 disintegrate — 1796, from DIS (Cf. dis ) do the opposite of + INTEGRATE (Cf. integrate). Related: Disintegrated; disintegrating …

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  • 6 disintegrate — crumble, decompose, *decay, rot, putrefy, spoil Analogous words: deliquesce (see LIQUEFY): *scatter, disperse, dissipate: break down, resolve, *analyze, dissect Antonyms: integrate Contrasted words: articulate, concatenate (see INTEGRATE): fuse,… …

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  • 7 disintegrate — [v] fall apart; reduce to pieces atomize, break apart, break down, break up, come apart, crumble, decay, decline, decompose, degenerate, deliquesce, descend, detach, dilapidate, disband, disconnect, disimprove, dismantle, disorganize, disperse,… …

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  • 8 disintegrate — ► VERB 1) break up into small parts as a result of impact or decay. 2) lose strength or cohesion. DERIVATIVES disintegrative adjective disintegrator noun …

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  • 9 disintegrate — [dis in′tə grāt΄] vt., vi. disintegrated, disintegrating 1. to separate into parts or fragments; break up; disunite 2. to undergo or cause to undergo a nuclear transformation as a result of radioactive decay or a nuclear reaction SYN. DECAY… …

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  • 10 disintegrate — 01. Her marriage [disintegrated] soon after she found out that her husband had gotten another woman pregnant. 02. Human nails and hair do not grow after death; they are simply the last part of the body to [disintegrate]. 03. The rocket ship… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 11 disintegrate — UK [dɪsˈɪntɪˌɡreɪt] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms disintegrate : present tense I/you/we/they disintegrate he/she/it disintegrates present participle disintegrating past tense disintegrated past participle disintegrated 1) to be completely… …

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  • 12 disintegrate — verb ADVERB ▪ completely ▪ The plane completely disintegrated on impact. ▪ quickly, rapidly ▪ slowly ▪ The social fabric of this country is slowly di …

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  • 13 disintegrate — dis|in|te|grate [ dıs ıntı,greıt ] verb intransitive 1. ) to be completely destroyed by breaking into lots of very small pieces, for example as the result of an explosion: The rocket disintegrated when it re entered the Earth s atmosphere. 2. )… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 disintegrate — [[t]dɪsɪ̱ntɪgreɪt[/t]] disintegrates, disintegrating, disintegrated 1) VERB If something disintegrates, it becomes seriously weakened, and is divided or destroyed. During October 1918 the Austro Hungarian Empire began to disintegrate. Derived… …

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  • 15 disintegrate — verb steam causes the substance to disintegrate Syn: break up, break apart, fall apart, fall to pieces, fragment, fracture, shatter, splinter; explode, blow up, blow apart, fly apart; crumble, deteriorate, decay, decompose, rot, molder …

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  • 16 disintegrate — [c]/dɪsˈɪntəgreɪt / (say dis intuhgrayt) verb (disintegrated, disintegrating) –verb (t) 1. to reduce to particles, fragments, or parts; break up or destroy the cohesion of: rocks are disintegrated by frost and rain. –verb (i) 2. to separate into… …

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  • 17 disintegrate — verb Date: 1796 transitive verb 1. to break or decompose into constituent elements, parts, or small particles 2. to destroy the unity or integrity of intransitive verb 1. to break or separate into constituent elements or parts …

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  • 18 disintegrate — disintegrable /dis in teuh greuh beuhl/, adj. disintegrative, disintegratory /dis in teuh greuh tawr ee, tohr ee, gray teuh ree/, adj. disintegrator, n. /dis in teuh grayt /, v., disintegrated, disintegrating. v.i. 1. to separate into parts or… …

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  • 19 disintegrate — dis·in·te·grate ( )dis int ə .grāt vb, grat·ed; grat·ing vt to break or decompose into constituent elements, parts, or small particles vi 1) to break or separate into constituent elements or parts 2) to undergo a change in composition <an… …

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  • 20 disintegrate — Synonyms and related words: ablate, abrade, atomize, beat, bite the dust, blow to pieces, blow up, brain, bray, break, break down, break open, break to pieces, break up, brecciate, bring down, burn to death, burst, canker, carry away, cave in,… …

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