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verb as in dismantle internal structures

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This layered construction protects cells from the elements while allowing sunlight through, but it can be difficult to deconstruct when the panels have reached the end of their life.

Relevant and high-quality content which links to priority pages that are already ranking should be retained where possible to ensure the priority page’s rankings don’t crumble because the architecture has been deconstructed.

But, she says, “they’re constantly being deconstructed and reconstructed.”

His aim, he says, is to “deconstruct the official narrative.”

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This Swiftwater Films time lapse, produced by director Shane Anderson and filmed and edited by Jesse Andrew Clark, shows the monthslong process of deconstructing the Nooksack Dam on the Middle Fork of Washington’s Nooksack River.

Others on the RSD forum would deconstruct his approach: “too aggressive,” “too many questions,” “nervousness in your voice,” etc.

Former Senator and U.S. Envoy George Mitchell joins other top Washington players to deconstruct the shutdown crisis.

What if we could deconstruct a Lego block into more fundamental parts: the plastic, the adhesives, the coloring agent.

Thanks to the Internet, such assumptions may be easier to deconstruct than they used to be.

Most often, I would deconstruct the Kennedy Gridiron telegram joke in an effort to tap into its powerful genius.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deconstruct, such as: interpret, dismantle, dissect, decipher, decode, and disentangle.

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