verb (used with object)
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Origin of dissect
OTHER WORDS FROM dissectdis·sec·ti·ble, adjectivedis·sec·tor, nounre·dis·sect, verb (used with object)self-dis·sect·ing, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH dissectbisect, dissect
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Example sentences from the Web for dissect
On his mission to exhume the metaphysics of quantum mechanics, Baggott does a remarkably thorough job dissecting the idea that quantum mechanics is linked to consciousness, a topic most writers tend to avoid.Your Guide to the Many Meanings of Quantum Mechanics - Facts So Romantic|Sabine Hossenfelder|September 3, 2020|Nautilus
Even though mathematicians have spent over 2,000 years dissecting the structure of the five Platonic solids — the tetrahedron, cube, octahedron, icosahedron and dodecahedron — there’s still a lot we don’t know about them.Mathematicians Report New Discovery About the Dodecahedron|Erica Klarreich|August 31, 2020|Quanta Magazine
To dissect what had been eaten, the team cut thin sections of the material from around the rocks and viewed them under a microscope.
Now we’ve spent a little time looking at what landing pages are, let’s now dissect the anatomy of one, focusing on the key components of a successful high-conversion landing page.Studying the anatomy of a successful high-conversion landing page|Yasmine Dehimi|June 22, 2020|Search Engine Watch
The team also dissected gut contents from other fish collected by spearfishing.Fish poop exposes what eats the destructive crown-of-thorns starfish|Jake Buehler|June 8, 2020|Science News
Right now, each staff researcher is able to dissect 160 mosquitoes an hour.
Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields dissect the second-season premiere of the best spy show on TV.‘The Americans’ Showrunners Dissect the Secrets of Season 2|Andrew Romano|February 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The exhibition goes on to dissect the recognizable aesthetic of paparazzi photos.Exposed: Paparazzi vs. the Stars Over the Past 50 Years|Sarah Moroz|February 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We dissect the most insane accusations, from a cell phone lost at a crack den to a hint of heroin.
They call forth our most conflicted response, the better for Mooallem to display and dissect.Why Do We Save Some Species and Let Others Get Devastated?|Melissa Holbrook Pierson|May 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Now Richardson was a student who had long been anxious for that portion of the human subject to dissect.Tales and Fantasies|Robert Louis Stevenson
After repeated efforts to dissect it we agreed with Tom, and found it not more edible than a pickled football.
When we start eating these guinea fowl I am going to dissect one to find out what its vocal cords are made of.The Red Cow and Her Friends|Peter McArthur
The demonstrator of anatomy urged him on; he finally was induced to dissect part of the infant.Etidorhpa or the End of Earth.|John Uri Lloyd
It is not necessary to dissect to observe muscles; in fact, they can be seen in action only on the living subject.Voice Production in Singing and Speaking|Wesley Mills