unpiece

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Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ piece

Verb[edit]

unpiece (third-person singular simple present unpieces, present participle unpiecing, simple past and past participle unpieced)

  1. (transitive) To disassemble piece by piece.
    • 2007 October 18, Kristina Shevory, “Recycling the Whole House”, in New York Times[1]:
      While almost anyone who’s watched a TLC rehab show can rip out a kitchen cabinet, unpiecing an entire house without having the roof collapse isn’t a job for the uninitiated.

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