Associations to the word «Disintegrate»


DISINTEGRATE, verb. (transitive) To undo the integrity of, break into parts.
DISINTEGRATE, verb. (intransitive) To fall apart, break up into parts.

Dictionary definition

DISINTEGRATE, verb. Break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity; "The material disintegrated"; "the group disintegrated after the leader died".
DISINTEGRATE, verb. Cause to undergo fission or lose particles.
DISINTEGRATE, verb. Lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current; "the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process".

Wise words

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