• WordNet 3.6
    • n dismantlement the act of taking something apart (as a piece of machinery) "Russia and the United States discussed the dismantling of their nuclear weapons"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dismantlement The act of dismantling or the state of being dismantled.
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In literature:

It was not long before the little room was dismantled and empty.
"The Witness" by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
Dismantling shot or I'm a Dutchman!
"Carette of Sark" by John Oxenham
The dismantled ruin was called "Hubert's folly".
"The History of England" by T.F. Tout
Aurasium; dismantled by the Moors, IV.
"History of the Wars, Books III and IV (of 8)" by Procopius
It was probable that Simon would camp by our dismantled sleigh that night.
"Jacqueline of Golden River" by H. M. Egbert
It may be useful to inquire into the time and circumstances of her being dismantled.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
In December I was passing the Rectory, and saw it dismantled.
"Elster's Folly" by Mrs. Henry Wood
An hour later he was close enough to see that it was a dismantled boat, and that there were people aboard it.
"The Meadow-Brook Girls by the Sea" by Janet Aldridge
Lady Mabel sat melancholy and alone in her half-dismantled drawing-room.
"The Actress in High Life" by Sue Petigru Bowen
These shops are now dismantled.
"The Wonders of Pompeii" by Marc Monnier

In poetry:

The cottage is dismantled
Of all that made it bright;
Beyond its silent portal
No love, nor life, nor light.
"Rutha" by Hattie Howard
The doors all barred, the shutters up,
Dismantled, empty, wall and floor,
And now for one grim eve to sup
With Death, the bailiff, at the door.
"The Last Prayer" by William Wilfred Campbell
Since the Lamb bewitched him with that red-struck flag
His fortress is dismantled
His fires of wrath are banked down
His horns turn away from the enemy.
"St. Luke" by D H Lawrence
Sung to the rhythm of prisons dismantled,
Manacles riven and ramparts defaced…
(Hearts death-anointed yet hearing life calling…)
Ankle chains bursting and gallows unbraced…
"The Song Of Iron" by Lola Ridge
The last of last words spoken is, Good-bye -
The last dismantled flower in the weed-grown hedge,
The last thin rumour of a feeble bell far ringing,
The last blind rat to spurn the mildewed rye.
"Good-bye" by Walter de la Mare
By Avignon's dismantled walls,
Where cloudless mid—March sunshine falls,
Rhone, through broad belts of green,
Flecked with the light of almond groves,
Upon itself reverting, roves
Reluctant from the scene.
"At Vaucluse" by Alfred Austin

In news:

The cars that were crushed were donated by Pick-A-Part Auto Dismantling, said Lisa Aguirre of the Desmadre Off-Road Team.
A former physics researcher says the UO owes him up to $12 million for damaging a lab that it dismantled.
I think I may be a little too angry over these other conferences basically dismantling our Big 12.
Judicial dismantling of the CFPB would affirm the rule of law and Congress' constitutional role.
A residential daycare near Houston was evacuated Tuesday while state police dismantled a meth lab discovered next door.
Irish flash potential with 64-50 dismantling of No.
Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos dismantle Oakland Raiders.
Franco-Swiss drug, money laundering ring is dismantled.
In 'Kokkola' and 'Dismantling,' love as the somewhat universal language.
Lawmakers now ought to begin dismantling those obstacles.
Dismantle obstacles to voting.
Travis Lulay, Lions dismantle Ticats, 37-17.
Son of Beast to be dismantled , eventually replaced.
Son of Beast will be dismantled later this summer, park officials said.
A union dismantled , with gruesome results.

In science:

It follows from the results of [Koz06] that if G is dismantlable, then Hom(S, G) is contractible for any graph S .
The universality of Hom complexes
The use of dismantlability of the underlying graph to prove the fixed point theorem for finite group actions is, due to our knowledge, a novelty brought by the current paper.
Dismantlability of weakly systolic complexes and applications
Subsequently, many other complexes studied in connection with group actions have dismantling properties.
Dismantlability of weakly systolic complexes and applications
Dismantlability of graphs and LC-contractibility of complexes.
Dismantlability of weakly systolic complexes and applications
We now consider the analogue of dismantlability for a simplicial complex X investigated in the papers [CY07, Mat08]. A vertex v of X is LC-removable if lk(v , X) is a cone.
Dismantlability of weakly systolic complexes and applications