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disintegration 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/disˌintəˈgrāSHən/,
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disintegrations, plural;
  1. The process of losing cohesion
    • - the twin problems of economic failure and social disintegration
  2. The process of coming to pieces
    • - the disintegration of infected cells
  3. Breakdown of the personality
    • - loss of self-esteem leads to the disintegration of a proud man
  4. A process in which a nucleus or other subatomic particle emits a smaller particle or divides into smaller particles


  1. decomposition: in a decomposed state
  2. a loss (or serious disruption) of organization in some system; "a disintegration of personality"
  3. dissolution: separation into component parts
  4. decay: the spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation
  5. annihilation: total destruction; "bomb tests resulted in the annihilation of the atoll"
  6. (disintegrate) break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity; "The material disintegrated"; "the group disintegrated after the leader died"
  7. Disintegration is a compilation album by Japanese music production unit I've Sound and volume three in their Girls Compilation album series. It was released on June 26, 2002, compiling the songs they have produced for various PC games and CDs as well as some new tracks. ...
  8. Stay on My Side Tonight is a five-track EP released by Jimmy Eat World through downloads on September 13, 2005 and physically released on October 4, 2005. ...
  9. Disintegration is the eighth studio album by English alternative rock band The Cure, released on 1 May 1989 by Fiction Records. The record marks a return to the introspective and gloomy gothic rock style the band had established in the early 1980s. ...
  10. (Disintegrate (album)) Disintegrate is the third and final studio album by Norwegian blackened death metal band Zyklon. It was released on 15 May 2006 to great critical acclaim. ...
  11. A process by which anything disintegrates; The condition of anything which has disintegrated; A wearing away or falling to pieces of rocks or strata, produced by atmospheric action, frost, ice, etc
  12. (disintegrate) To undo the integrity of, break into parts; To fall apart, break up into one's parts
  13. (7 Disintegrate) Makes one creature or object vanish.
  14. (disintegrating) auseinanderbroeckelnd
  15. natural change in the nucleus of a radioactive isotope as particles are emitted (usually with gamma rays), making it a different element.
  16. Another term for fragmentation. Used by Feenstra (1998).
  17. The fourth mechanism of change in nonviolent action, in which the opponents are not simply coerced, but their system or government is disintegrated and falls apart as a result of massive non cooperation and defiance. ...
  18. A spontaneous nuclear transformation (radioactivity) characterized by the emission of energy and/or mass from the nucleus. In one microcurie, there are 2,220,000 disintegrations emitted every minute.
  19. The breaking up of a pavement into small, loose fragments caused by traffic or weathering.
  20. The breaking down of a substance into its component parts.
  21. The breaking up of a tablet or capsule into granules or aggregates in an aqueous fluid.
  22. The drop in potency of a dietary supplement while in storage as a function of time and storage conditions (light, heat, moisture, and air). Stable supplements have a low rate of disintegration allowing for a later expiration date, while others lose potency comparatively quickly.
  23. If this character rolls a natural 20 on an attack roll, the target character is defeated regardless of its Hit Points. The target is defeated even if it avoids damage with a special ability or Force power. ...
  24. Destruction of the harmony between a person's soul, spirit, body, mind and/or psyche.  Overuse of ESP is posited to be one possible cause of disintegration.
  25. reduction of a mass to components, fragments, or particles. (See also deterioration and weathering.)