to get off or alight from a horse, bicycle, etc.
to bring or throw down, as from a horse; unhorse; throw: The horse twisted and bucked and finally dismounted its rider.
to remove (a thing) from its mounting, support, setting, etc.: to dismount a picture.
to take (a mechanism) to pieces.
an act or process of dismounting.
Gymnastics. a move by which a gymnast gets off an apparatus or finishes a floor exercise, usually landing upright on the feet.
- dis·mount·a·ble, adjective
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How to use dismount in a sentence
She focused on competing on beam because she doesn’t need to twist in her routine, except for the dismount, which she changed.Simone Biles Returns to the Tokyo Olympics—With a Big Statement | Alice Park/Tokyo | August 3, 2021 | Time
After Melnikova stuck her double pike dismount, she was greeted with a high-five by Sunisa Lee, who was next up on beam, and then with another by Jade Carey.Why It’s Not Surprising That Simone Biles Cheered For Angelina Melnikova | Dvora Meyers | July 30, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
The longer version boasts a 14-inch inseam that protects against whip-like branches and unplanned dismounts, with leg openings that slide easily over pads without excess bagginess.
Quickly the order was given to dismount and send the horses back in charge of every fourth man.
The order was given them to dismount, and the men not holding the horses moved forward and formed into line.
"We'd better dismount," said Betty's voice, surprisingly calm and matter-of-fact.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle | Laura Lee Hope
His quick eye took in the situation and he ordered his men to dismount and take position behind the mules and wagons.
The half-breed helped Helen dismount and told her to go to his tent, a small, pyramid affair at one end of the glade.Mystery Ranch | Arthur Chapman
British Dictionary definitions for dismount
to get off a horse, bicycle, etc
(tr) to disassemble or remove from a mounting
the act of dismounting
- dismountable, adjective
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