Demountable

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Demountable Capable of being dismounted; -- said of a form of rim, for an automobile wheel, which can be removed with its tire from the wheel.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See De-; Mount

Usage

In literature:

He had not perceived that socks may be as sound a symbol of culture as the 'cello or even demountable rims.
"Free Air" by Sinclair Lewis
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In news:

Alvar Aalto 's Finnish Pavilion for the Venice Biennale, originally designed as a temporary demountable structure, was built in 1956 and stayed solidly in a place for nearly 56 years until last year when a tree fell on the structure.
Ply laminated-plywood wall panels in natural low-VOC finish for demountable partition systems by C.W.
Ply laminated- plywood wall panels in natural low-VOC finish for demountable partition systems by C.W.
0 Demountable Screw Feeder This USDA-approved, 3A-accepted screw feeder provides highly accurate metering of food and dairy powders.
Ken-Tool's Valve Breaker quickly removes valve stems from demounted wheels by using a slide ram design to drive a heat-treated punch into the valve stem seat to easily pop the valve stem out of the rim.
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In science:

An M16 PMT and discriminator cards, mounted directly on the PMT base, were located in a demountable external housing.
Development of a compact scintillator hodoscope with wavelength-shifting fibre read-out
We must make good thermal contact to the back of each detector chip, while at the same time relieving stresses caused by differential contraction that could demount or break the chip.
Prototype finline-coupled TES bolometers for CLOVER
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