teardown

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See also: tear-down and tear down

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

tear-down

Etymology[edit]

tear +‎ down

Noun[edit]

teardown (plural teardowns)

  1. A well-maintained structure purchased and torn down to make way for a new structure.
    • 2009 February 5, Ernest Beck, “Striped With Light”, in New York Times[1]:
      Architect and clients also agreed that a teardown wasn’t an option.
  2. The process of opening and disassembling a device to show its components.
    • 2014, Elizabeth Woyke, The Smartphone: Anatomy of an Industry, New Press, The (ISBN 9781595589682)
      Professional teardown reports often cost a few thousand dollars and include component photos, descriptions, comparison tables, and access to an online database of teardown data.

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Verb[edit]

teardown

  1. Misspelling of tear down.

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