disintegrate-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: (cause to) fall apart

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1 DISINTEGRATE (NP2)

A major portion of the material disintegrated beyond recovery.
After about a year and a half the group disintegrated completely.
The particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process.
He disintegrated the tumor with an ultrasonic device and
meticulously peeled the pieces away from the spinal cord.

VerbNet: other_cos-45.4
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: disintegrate.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3