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verb as in analyze

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On his mission to exhume the metaphysics of quantum mechanics, Baggott does a remarkably thorough job dissecting the idea that quantum mechanics is linked to consciousness, a topic most writers tend to avoid.

Even though mathematicians have spent over 2,000 years dissecting the structure of the five Platonic solids — the tetrahedron, cube, octahedron, icosahedron and dodecahedron — there’s still a lot we don’t know about them.

To dissect what had been eaten, the team cut thin sections of the material from around the rocks and viewed them under a microscope.

Now we’ve spent a little time looking at what landing pages are, let’s now dissect the anatomy of one, focusing on the key components of a successful high-conversion landing page.

The team also dissected gut contents from other fish collected by spearfishing.

Right now, each staff researcher is able to dissect 160 mosquitoes an hour.

Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields dissect the second-season premiere of the best spy show on TV.

The exhibition goes on to dissect the recognizable aesthetic of paparazzi photos.

We dissect the most insane accusations, from a cell phone lost at a crack den to a hint of heroin.

They call forth our most conflicted response, the better for Mooallem to display and dissect.

Now Richardson was a student who had long been anxious for that portion of the human subject to dissect.

After repeated efforts to dissect it we agreed with Tom, and found it not more edible than a pickled football.

When we start eating these guinea fowl I am going to dissect one to find out what its vocal cords are made of.

The demonstrator of anatomy urged him on; he finally was induced to dissect part of the infant.

It is not necessary to dissect to observe muscles; in fact, they can be seen in action only on the living subject.


On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dissect, such as: anatomize, cut, dichotomize, disjoin, disjoint, and dismember.

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