Origin of decomposed
verb (used with object), de·com·posed, de·com·pos·ing.
verb (used without object), de·com·posed, de·com·pos·ing.
Origin of decompose
Synonyms for decompose
Related Words for decomposeddisintegrate, decay, molder, dissolve, fester, taint, crumble, turn, spoil, putrefy, anatomize, resolve, separate, dissect, distill, atomize, decompound
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Contemporary Examples of decomposed
He preferred the decomposed granite soil in the valley facing False Bay, claimed it, and named it Constantia.Drink Like Nelson Mandela: South Africa’s Exciting New Wine
December 14, 2013
Some 100,000 kilograms of decomposed corpses were transported to an estimated 30 secondary burial sites.The Bosnia Atrocities, the World’s Greatest Forensic Puzzle
December 1, 2013
“The article appears to consist in whole or in part of a filthy, putrid, or decomposed substance,” noted the official report form.U.S. Wants Freedom from ‘Filthy’ French Cheese
Alice Guilhamon, Christopher Dickey
July 20, 2013
Historical Examples of decomposed
The lead salts not soluble in ether were decomposed by acid.
The characteristic harmoniousness of her face became, as it were, decomposed for an instant.Victory
Each bit of will and emotion must be decomposed into its finest elements.Psychotherapy
Some limestone is decomposed by the heat, forming calcium oxide.An Elementary Study of Chemistry
It crystallizes in orange-red needles and is decomposed by water.