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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

disintegration

Of concrete or the like, the deterioration into small fragments or particles.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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