dismantling


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Synonyms for dismantling

the act of taking something apart (as a piece of machinery)

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Part 6: Dismantling, preparing for transportation, transportation and reassembly confocal microscope system with a superconducting magnet.
Dismantling the various specialized crime units comes with significant risks, according to officers involved in the programs.
Addressing the directive's requirement that automakers strive to ease the dismantling process has been another challenging front.
It will come as a blow to campaigners and local politicians, who argued there was an urgent need to end irresponsible ship dismantling, particularly with the need for single-hulled tankers to be scrapped over the next 10 years.
The Operational command said in a statement today: "a force of the brigade 43 seized and dismantled an explosive device, and found mortar shells, in Rashidiya area north of Baghdad, while another force of Brigade 60 managed to kill six terrorists, and the destroyed a vehicle for them, in Abayd and Talaa areas, and killed two terrorists in Ma'ameer area, southwest of Baghdad, as well as the dismantling of two explosive devices, ".
If you find a single word, a single word, that even closely resembles dismantling or could be defined as dismantling in the entire text, then I would take back my comment.
However, despite the apparent readiness to decommission Shippingport, which the Energy Department says is not a typical dismantling project, Pollock reports that not one of the 26 nations using nuclear power "is adequately prepared" to cope with decommissioning today.
paragraph] Initiate negotiations with the Russians toward a verified "zero option" for tactical nuclear weapons (as earlier, for intermediate-range nuclear weapons), eliminating all such weapon systems worldwide and dismantling their nuclear warheads, under bilateral safeguards.
The former Navy personnel who live on vessels set for decommissioning will become the workforce for both dismantling the ships and building the homes that will be purchased by selling the scrap metal.
In late May during his visit to Russia, Japanese Foreign Minister Masahiko Komura had expressed Japan's support for dismantling and disposing of nuclear-powered submarines of the Pacific Fleet in the Russian Far East, promotion of reverting soldiers into civilians and disposal of nuclear-dismantled plutonium.
In a proposal that would have been unthinkable 10 years ago, a range of groups are calling for the dismantling of Arizona's Glen Canyon Dam, to restore the Colorado River's original flow.
The Company has been preparing the engineering for the dismantling and re-erection of its mill and plant for the past seven months, investing over $500,000 in the process.
Gold says the return from wheels is easy to calculate, as they must be removed in the dismantling process and are a valuable scrap component.
In October '97, the women went to a public safety meeting at Monroe High School, where Parks tried to explain his reasoning for dismantling the program to an auditorium filled with Neighborhood Watch people who weren't buying what the chief was trying to sell.
Waste & Decommissioning treats low and intermediate level waste from nuclear reactors and provides services for the dismantling of nuclear facilities.