Definition of Taking apart

1. Noun. The removal of limbs; being cut to pieces.

Exact synonyms: Dismemberment
Generic synonyms: Torture, Torturing, Mutilation
Derivative terms: Dismember

Lexicographical Neighbors of Taking Apart

taking a hint
taking action
taking apart (current term)
taking care
taking charge
taking command
taking control
taking hold
taking into custody
taking on
taking out
taking out the trash
taking over
taking place
taking point
taking possession

Literary usage of Taking apart

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report by Michigan Board of State Auditors (1895)
"00 repairing and »binding 1 State tax lands, Allegan to Mason conn- ties 2 00 taking apart and rebinding 1 register, sale of taxes, 67 to 72 2 50 catting ..."

2. Rigveda Brahmanas: The Aitareya and Kauṣītaki Brāhmaṇas of the Rigveda by Arthur Berriedale Keith (1920)
"... went to the world of heaven; verily thus also the sacrificers by reciting go to the world of heaven. These he recites taking apart,2 as (he recites) the ..."

3. The Horseless Age (1902)
"Not only does this frequent taking apart of an automobile involve much expensive labor, but it results in serious damage to the paint, the material of the ..."

4. Industrial Education by United States Bureau of Labor, Charles Henry Winslow, Jesse C. Bowen (1911)
"Practice: Operating looms; taking apart, assembling, and resetting ... Practice: Operating, taking apart, assembling, resetting, and adjusting looms ..."

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