Decompose

Definition of Decompose

De`com`pose´
v. t.1.To separate the constituent parts of; to resolve into original elements; to set free from previously existing forms of chemical combination; to bring to dissolution; to rot or decay.
[imp. & p. p. Decomposed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Decomposing.]
v. i.1.To become resolved or returned from existing combinations; to undergo dissolution; to decay; to rot.

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