break apart

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Synonyms for break apart

take apart into its constituent pieces

break violently or noisily

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break up or separate

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If you can't get the streams to join together or break apart, use another cup and make holes in it that are closer together or farther apart.
The Vysis ALK Break Apart FISH Probe test detects ALK gene rearrangements and is currently the only diagnostic test that has been clinically approved as a means to predict response to the targeted therapy XALKORI.
Health company Abbott (NYSE:ABT) reported on Friday the receipt of approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a new molecular diagnostic test, called The new Abbott Vysis ALK Break Apart FISH Probe test, for lung cancer.
When the Earth's crust breaks into plates, these plates - constantly in motion - sometimes collide and fuse, or they can break apart to form new ones.
The forms that the artist has chosen to suggest this--replicas of real vehicles that were built, piloted, and often destroyed in test runs--are all somehow embryonic and risky: rockets that were not thoroughly tested, since their makers were aware of imminent defeat; unstable and disproportionate fighter planes, which turned out to be impossible to maneuver; cars that would tip over or break apart if they encountered a mere pebble in their path.
There, rocks frequently break apart, resulting in ground-shaking quakes.
After printing, each card can break apart into three smaller cards that are typically carried on a user's key chain.
Without lube, the swing arm seizes up, causing the suspension to break apart.
As enormous chunks of the ice formation break apart and crash into the sea, its impact reverberates for miles.
Folies de la Vigne, to Marin Marais's Baroque music, features a frieze of dancers in various poses who break apart and assume conversational positions--a foibles-of-mankind piece, reminiscent, thematically and musically, of Mark Morris.
According to the CPSC, the juice extractor's filter and lid can break apart and project metal and plastic into the air, causing injuries to consumers.
Outfitted with rifles, navigation equipment, a week's supply of food and a radio, the most immediate danger was the potential of the ice floe to break apart.
The drug XALKORI([R]), available from Pfizer, and Abbott Molecular's Vysis ALK Break Apart FISH Probe companion diagnostic test were simultaneously approved by the FDA on August 26, 2011 for use in patients with advanced ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
One of the lead contaminated supplements also failed to break apart properly in disintegration testing.
As the plasma moves, it carries magnetic fields than join together and break apart.