Definitions for decompose

Definitions for (verb) decompose

Main entry: decompose, break down, break up

Definition: separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts

Main entry: decompose, rot, molder, moulder

Definition: break down

Usage: The bodies decomposed in the heat

Main entry: disintegrate, decay, decompose

Definition: lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current

Usage: the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process

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