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2 definitions found
 for decomposing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Decompose \De`com*pose"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Decomposed; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Decomposing.] [Cf. F. d['e]composer. Cf.
     Discompose.]
     To separate the constituent parts of; to resolve into
     original elements; to set free from previously existing forms
     of chemical combination; to bring to dissolution; to rot or
     decay.
     [1913 Webster]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  20 Moby Thesaurus words for "decomposing":
     ablative, biodegradable, corrosive, decomposable, degradable,
     dilapidated, disintegrable, disintegrated, disintegrating,
     disintegrative, disjunctive, disruptive, erosive, moldering,
     ravaged, resolvent, ruinous, separative, solvent, worn
  
  

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