Dismantled vs Demountable - What's the difference?

dismantled | demountable |


As a verb dismantled

is (dismantle).

As an adjective demountable is

able to be removed from its mount; designed to be dismantled; detachable; portable.

dismantled

English

Verb

(head)
  • (dismantle)

  • dismantle

    English

    Verb

    (dismantl)
  • (originally) To divest, strip of dress or covering.
  • To remove fittings or furnishings from.
  • To take apart; to disassemble; to take to pieces.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-05-17
  • , author=George Monbiot, authorlink=George Monbiot , title=Money just makes the rich suffer , volume=188, issue=23, page=19 , magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) citation , passage=In order to grant the rich these pleasures, the social contract is reconfigured. The welfare state is dismantled . Essential public services are cut so that the rich may pay less tax. […]}}

    Derived terms

    * dismantlement

    References

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    demountable

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Able to be removed from its mount; designed to be dismantled; detachable; portable.
  • (computing, of a hard drive, dated) Designed to be removed from the read mechanism.