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OTHER WORDS FROM dissectdis·sec·ti·ble, adjectivedis·sec·tor, nounre·dis·sect, verb (used with object)self-dis·sect·ing, adjective
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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
We can dissect it and determine what the cops did wrong, maybe what Garner could have done differently.Chicago’s Cops Don’t Even Get Investigated for Shooting People in the Back|Justin Glawe|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
We will, therefore, dissect a little deeper, following the Professor's track of demonstration.The Philosophy of Natural Theology|William Jackson
But it would have been hard, even for a stony savant, to dissect that adorable personality!Margarita's Soul|Ingraham Lovell
The most difficult parts to dissect are the organs connected with the mouth and rostrum.The Flea|Harold Russell
Knives are sufficient for the table and the market; but for the purposes of science we must dissect with the lancet.Literary Remains (1)|Coleridge
Dissect a Hibernianism, and you will generally find two ideas, perfectly sensible, but not agreeing together.English Pharisees and French Crocodiles|Max O'Rell