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

 dis·mem·ber /(ˌ)dɪsˈmɛmbɚ/

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

 dis·mem·ber /(ˈ)dɪsˈmɛmbɚ/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·mem·ber v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dismembered p. pr. & vb. n. Dismembering.]
 1. To tear limb from limb; to dilacerate; to disjoin member from member; to tear or cut in pieces; to break up.
    Fowls obscene dismembered his remains.   --Pope.
    A society lacerated and dismembered.   --Gladstone.
    By whose hands the blow should be struck which would dismember that once mighty empire.   --Buckle.
 2. To deprive of membership. [Obs.]
    They were dismembered by vote of the house.   --R. North.
 Syn: -- To disjoint; dislocate; dilacerate; mutilate; divide; sever.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: separate the limbs from the body; "the tiger dismembered the
      2: divide into pieces; "our department was dismembered when our
         funding dried up"; "The Empire was discerped after the
         war" [syn: take apart, discerp]