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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Total breaking apart; The spontaneous collapsing of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation; In a decomposed state..

Usage examples (37)
  • Life does not stand still. Where there is no progress, there is disintegration
  • I find its slow disintegration from the back rather worrying too.
  • Demobilized, he came home to an Italy in disintegration; when his first poems appeared, Mussolini was already in power.
  • He discussed Antarctic ice shelf disintegration, which is a new hot button. for more
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