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


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

 dis·in·te·gra·tion /(ˌ)dɪsˌɪntəˈgreʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·in·te·gra·tion n. (a) The process by which anything is disintegrated; the condition of anything which is disintegrated. Specifically (b) Geol. The wearing away or falling to pieces of rocks or strata, produced by atmospheric action, frost, ice, etc.
    Society had need of further disintegration before it could begin to reconstruct itself locally.   --Motley.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: in a decomposed state [syn: decomposition]
      2: separation into component parts [syn: dissolution]
      3: the spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance
         along with the emission of ionizing radiation [syn: decay,
          radioactive decay]
      4: total destruction; "bomb tests resulted in the annihilation
         of the atoll" [syn: annihilation]