Dis·lo·cate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dislocated p. pr. & vb. n. Dislocating ] To displace; to put out of its proper place. Especially, of a bone: To remove from its normal connections with a neighboring bone; to put out of joint; to move from its socket; to disjoint; as, to dislocate your bones.
After some time the strata on all sides of the globe were dislocated. --Woodward.
And thus the archbishop's see, dislocated or out of joint for a time, was by the hands of his holiness set right again. --Fuller.
adj : separated at the joint; "a dislocated knee"; "a separated
shoulder" [syn: disjointed, separated]