disintegrate

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Recorded since 1785, dis- +‎ integrate

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disintegrate (third-person singular simple present disintegrates, present participle disintegrating, simple past and past participle disintegrated)

  1. (transitive) To undo the integrity of, break into parts.
    • Kirwan
      Marlites are not disintegrated by exposure to the atmosphere, at least in six years.
  2. (intransitive) To fall apart, break up into parts.

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disintegrate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of disintegrare
  2. second-person plural imperative of disintegrare
  3. feminine plural of disintegrato