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tear down

[′ter ′dau̇n]
(engineering)
To disassemble a drilling rig preparatory to moving it to another drill site.
To disassemble a machine or change the jigs and fixtures.

tear down

In communications, to free up a circuit that has been established for a particular session. When the session is completed, the circuit is "torn down" and the components and services involved are available for use by someone else.
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Tear Down This Wall is a work that teachers and students of the Cold War will find useful and engaging.
EERIE: Workers move in before dawn to tear down school where the girls were shot' BULLDOZED: Scene of the school horror' KILLER: Roberts
Bonnie Baird said the decision to tear down the church was made based on an engineer's report and "after much discussion over several years.
Galatians 3:28 (New International Version) Wouldn't it be great if we could tear down all the walls that divide us racial, social and gender.
Even if the city were to tear down the site, they would have to consider the decommissioning costs into the land value to try to recoup money, and that would be too expensive.
When the city finally shut down construction, Eisner's lawyer asked for the right to tear down the protruding bit, and a local judge eventually issued restraining orders to both sides.
Reinforcement and consistency of the actions of the few at the top either build up or tear down these values.
Some companies are beginning to tear down their former silo approach to different risks for a more holistic system guided by enterprise risk management.
Many of the homes we tear down are less than 1,500 square feet on 6,000-square-foot lots.
Corporation Counsel for the City of New York last week said the legal entity would seek to appeal the state appeals court decision to restore landmark status to four residential buildings that developer Peter Kalikow wanted to tear down to make way for a luxury residential project.
After news broke of the plans by both cities to tear down illegal additions, many netizens expressed support for the move as a way to increase safety.