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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Decomposed  \De`com*posed"\,  a.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Separated  or  broken  up  --  said  of  the  crest  of  birds  when 
  the  feathers  are  divergent. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  decomposed 
  adj  :  broken  down  or  disintegrated  by  rot;  "a  badly  decomposed 
  body" 




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