Definition Of disintegrates


break up into small parts, typically as the result of impact or decay.

when the missile struck, the car disintegrated in a sheet of searing flame

Example Of disintegrates

  • a meson can spontaneously disintegrate

  • Alpha decay occurs when an atomic nucleus disintegrates by emitting alpha particles.

  • Alpha radiation is the stream of alpha particles emitted when radioactive materials disintegrate .

  • Although the articles we created from plywood have long since disintegrated through woodworm and decay, memories of our early lives and our innocent preoccupation remain constant.

  • As families disintegrated under economic and psychological pressures, children became casualties.

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