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disintegration

[dis‚in·tə′grā·shən]
(nuclear physics)
Any transformation of a nucleus, whether spontaneous or induced by irradiation, in which particles or photons are emitted.

disintegration

Of concrete or the like, the deterioration into small fragments or particles.
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The Islamic Republic of Iran aims to prevent the regional countries' weakening and disintegration and it can play an important role in line with international peace and stability," Velayati said in a meeting with German Deputy Foreign Minister Markus Ederer in Tehran.
To prevent further disintegration of South Sudan, let the JCE be advice that the entire people of South Sudan want peace now.
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The art and science of disintegration is going to be the new EU contribution to social sciences literature.
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Keywords: Coal Briquettes; Disintegration strength analysis; Volatile matter; Ash content; Fixed carbon; Calorific value.
Looking abroad, the opposite process - integration - was the saviour of East and West Germany, whilst disintegration brought about the ruination of Czechoslovakia and surrounding states, all this in our life-time.
The scientists conducted experiments to look at the progression of synapse disintegration of the hippocampus after exposure to Amyloid-beta, using brain slices from mice.
The idea could lead to disintegration of the country, he feared.
Both supplements in The Essentials reportedly met its testing criteria for ingredient quality and quantity, met US Pharmacopeia standards for disintegration, adhered to FDA labeling requirements and did not exceed California Prop 65 levels for lead contamination, a hot-button issue within the supplements industry.
Druze leader Walid Jumblat, an ally of Syria, has appealed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to act quickly to meet the protesters' demands for reforms in order to prevent the country's drift toward bloodshed and disintegration.