decomposition

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /diːˌkɒmpəˈzɪʃən/

Noun[edit]

decomposition (plural decompositions)

  1. A biological process through which organic material is reduced to e.g. compost
  2. The act of taking something apart, e.g. for analysis
  3. The splitting (of e.g. a matrix, an atom, or a compound) into constituent parts

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