demount

[ dee-mount ]
/ diˈmaʊnt /

verb (used with object)

to remove from a mounting, setting, or place of support, as a gun.
to take apart; disassemble.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. demote,
  2. demothball,
  3. demotic,
  4. demotion,
  5. demotivate,
  6. dempsey,
  7. dempsey, jack,
  8. dempster,
  9. demucosation,
  10. demulcent

Origin of demount

First recorded in 1930–35; de- + mount1

Related formsde·mount·a·ble, adjectivede·mount·a·bil·i·ty, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for demountable

demount

/ (diːˈmaʊnt) /

verb

(tr) to remove (a motor, gun, etc) from its mounting or setting
Derived Formsdemountable, adjective

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