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

 dis·man·tle /(ˌ)dɪsˈmæntḷ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·man·tle v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dismantled p. pr. & vb. n. Dismantling ]
 1. To strip or deprive of dress; to divest.
 2. To strip of furniture and equipments, guns, etc.; to unrig; to strip of walls or outworks; to break down; as, to dismantle a fort, a town, or a ship.
    A dismantled house, without windows or shutters to keep out the rain.   --Macaulay.
 3. To disable; to render useless.
 Syn: -- To demo░sh; raze. See Demol░sh.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: tear down so as to make flat with the ground; "The building
           was levelled" [syn: level, raze, rase, tear down,
            take down, pull down] [ant: raise]
      2: take apart into its constituent pieces [syn: disassemble,
         take apart, break up, break apart] [ant: assemble]
      3: take off or remove; "strip a wall of its wallpaper" [syn: strip]