disintegration

Definitions

General Science

  • noun the process of breaking into pieces

Aviation

  • noun the falling apart or destruction of something

Commerce

  • noun the decision to stop producing some goods or supplies and to buy them in instead

Construction

  • Deterioration or crumbling caused by oxidation, freezing, or exposure to other elements. The term is often applied to the deleterious effects suffered by exposed concrete.

Economics

  • Another term for fragmentation. Used by Feenstra (1998).

Electronics

  • To break into smaller entities, or into constituent components.
  • synonymdecay
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