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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·in·te·grate /(ˌ)dɪˈsɪntəˌgret/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 dis·in·te·grate /(ˈ)dɪsˈɪntəˌgret/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·in·te·grate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disintegrated; p. pr. & vb. n. Disintegrating.]  To separate into integrant parts; to reduce to fragments or to powder; to break up, or cause to fall to pieces, as a rock, by blows of a hammer, frost, rain, and other mechanical or atmospheric influences.
    Marlites are not disintegrated by exposure to the atmosphere, at least in six years.   --Kirwan.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·in·te·grate, v. i. To decompose into integrant parts; as, chalk rapidly disintegrates.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity;
           "The material disintegrated"; "the group disintegrated
           after the leader died" [ant: integrate]
      2: cause to undergo fission or lose particles
      3: lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current; "the
         particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission
         process" [syn: decay, decompose]