- to remove from a mounting, setting, or place of support, as a gun.
- to take apart; disassemble.
Origin of demount
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Examples from the Web for demountable
It seems the demountable rims refused to demount, or whatever it is they are expected to do when you take a tire off.The Campfire Girls Go Motoring
Hildegard G. Frey
All the apparatus was in readiness except that the three demountable sections of the tower had yet to be run up into position.Astounding Stories of Super-Science January 1930
- (tr) to remove (a motor, gun, etc) from its mounting or setting
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