Thesaurus / decompose

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Within the peat — packed remains of partially decomposed plants — oxygen-bearing organic compounds called cellulose contain clues to the climate history of the region.

Don’t let it decompose in nature or “fertilize” someone’s yard.

Studies of how bodies decompose underwater suggest that if the thalattosaur was a carcass when the ichthyosaur found it, the prey’s limbs would have rotted off before its tail, the authors argue.

Tropical peatlands are permanently flooded forests where fallen leaves and branches accumulate for centuries rather than decomposing.

Peat’s SakeStephanie ArnettAugust 19, 2020MIT Technology Review

Left to decompose, trash and recycling break down into methane or carbon dioxide.

Other things, not living bodies, decompose or make combinations, but cease thereby to be what they were.

But clay, as we know from its use in making porcelain, is very infusible and difficult to decompose.

Creative ChemistryEdwin E. Slosson

Other metals, such as magnesium and iron, decompose water rapidly, but only at higher temperatures.

You cannot get anything out of iron but iron; you cannot decompose iron.

The Story of a Tinder-boxCharles Meymott Tidy

The best fat for digestion is one which does not decompose or break down at frying temperature.

The Story of CriscoMarion Harris Neil

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