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Dismantle vs. Piece

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Dismantleverb

To divest, strip of dress or covering.

Piecenoun

A part of a larger whole, usually in such a form that it is able to be separated from other parts.

‘I’d like another piece of pie.’;

Dismantleverb

(transitive) To remove fittings or furnishings from.

Piecenoun

A single item belonging to a class of similar items

‘a piece of machinery’; ‘a piece of software’; ‘A useful piece of advice’;

Dismantleverb

(transitive) To take apart; to disassemble; to take to pieces.

Piecenoun

(chess) One of the figures used in playing chess, specifically a higher-value figure as distinguished from a pawn; by extension, a similar counter etc. in other games.

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Dismantleverb

To strip or deprive of dress; to divest.

Piecenoun

A coin, especially one valued at less than the principal unit of currency.

‘a sixpenny piece’;

Dismantleverb

To strip of furniture and equipments, guns, etc.; to unrig; to strip of walls or outworks; to break down; as, to dismantle a fort, a town, or a ship.

‘A dismantled house, without windows or shutters to keep out the rain.’;

Piecenoun

An artistic creation, such as a painting, sculpture, musical composition, literary work, etc.

‘She played two beautiful pieces on the piano.’;

Dismantleverb

To disable; to render useless.

Piecenoun

(military) An artillery gun.

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Dismantleverb

tear down so as to make flat with the ground;

‘The building was levelled’;

Piecenoun

A gun.

‘He's packin' a piece!’;

Dismantleverb

take apart into its constituent pieces

Piecenoun

A toupee or wig, especially when worn by a man.

‘The announcer is wearing a new piece.’;

Dismantleverb

take off or remove;

‘strip a wall of its wallpaper’;

Piecenoun

A slice or other quantity of bread, eaten on its own; a sandwich or light snack.

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Piecenoun

A sexual encounter; from piece of ass or piece of tail

‘I got a piece at lunchtime.’;

Piecenoun

A shoddy or worthless object usually applied to consumer products like vehicles or appliances.

‘Ugh, my new computer is such a piece. I'm taking it back to the store tomorrow.’;

Piecenoun

A cannabis pipe.

Piecenoun

Used to describe a pitch that has been hit but not well, usually either being caught by the opposing team or going foul. Usually used in the past tense with got.

‘he got a piece of that one;’; ‘she got a piece of the ball...and it's going foul.’;

Piecenoun

An individual; a person.

Piecenoun

(obsolete) A castle; a fortified building.

Piecenoun

(US) A pacifier.

Piecenoun

(colloquial) A distance.

‘a far piece’; ‘located a fair piece away from their camp’; ‘a fair piece off’;

Piecenoun

(rowing) A structured practice row, often used for performance evaluation.

‘At practice we rowed four 5,000 meter pieces.’; ‘That last piece was torture.’;

Pieceverb

}} To assemble (something real or figurative).

‘These clues allowed us to piece together the solution to the mystery.’;

Pieceverb

To make, enlarge, or repair, by the addition of a piece or pieces; to patch; often with out.

‘to piece a garment’;

Pieceverb

(slang) To produce a work of graffiti more complex than a tag.

Piecenoun

A fragment or part of anything separated from the whole, in any manner, as by cutting, splitting, breaking, or tearing; a part; a portion; as, a piece of sugar; to break in pieces.

‘Bring it out piece by piece.’;

Piecenoun

A definite portion or quantity, as of goods or work; as, a piece of broadcloth; a piece of wall paper.

Piecenoun

Any one thing conceived of as apart from other things of the same kind; an individual article; a distinct single effort of a series; a definite performance

Piecenoun

An individual; - applied to a person as being of a certain nature or quality; often, but not always, used slightingly or in contempt.

‘Thy mother was a piece of virtue.’; ‘His own spirit is as unsettled a piece as there is in all the world.’;

Piecenoun

One of the superior men, distinguished from a pawn.

Piecenoun

A castle; a fortified building.

Pieceverb

To make, enlarge, or repair, by the addition of a piece or pieces; to patch; as, to piece a garment; - often with out.

Pieceverb

To unite; to join; to combine.

‘His adversaries . . . pieced themselves together in a joint opposition against him.’;

Pieceverb

To unite by a coalescence of parts; to fit together; to join.

Piecenoun

a separate part of a whole;

‘an important piece of the evidence’;

Piecenoun

an item that is an instance of some type;

‘he designed a new piece of equipment’; ‘she bought a lovely piece of china’;

Piecenoun

a portion of a natural object;

‘they analyzed the river into three parts’; ‘he needed a piece of granite’;

Piecenoun

a musical work that has been created;

‘the composition is written in four movements’;

Piecenoun

an instance of some kind;

‘it was a nice piece of work’; ‘he had a bit of good luck’;

Piecenoun

an artistic or literary composition;

‘he wrote an interesting piece on Iran’; ‘the children acted out a comic piece to amuse the guests’;

Piecenoun

a portable gun;

‘he wore his firearm in a shoulder holster’;

Piecenoun

a serving that has been cut from a larger portion;

‘a piece of pie’; ‘a slice of bread’;

Piecenoun

a distance;

‘it is down the road a piece’;

Piecenoun

a work of art of some artistic value;

‘this store sells only objets d'art’; ‘it is not known who created this piece’;

Piecenoun

a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition;

‘he was here for a little while’; ‘I need to rest for a piece’; ‘a spell of good weather’; ‘a patch of bad weather’;

Piecenoun

a share of something;

‘a slice of the company's revenue’;

Piecenoun

game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games;

‘he taught me to set up the men on the chess board’; ‘he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage’;

Pieceverb

to join or unite the pieces of;

‘patch the skirt’;

Pieceverb

make by putting pieces together;

‘She pieced a quilt’; ‘He tacked together some verses’;

Pieceverb

join during spinning;

‘piece the broken pieces of thread, slivers, and rovings’;

Pieceverb

eat intermittently; take small bites of;

‘He pieced at the sandwich all morning’; ‘She never eats a full meal--she just nibbles’;

Pieceverb

repair by adding pieces;

‘She pieced the china cup’;

Piecenoun

a portion of an object or of material, produced by cutting, tearing, or breaking the whole

‘a piece of cheese’; ‘the dish lay in pieces on the floor’;

Piecenoun

an item used in constructing something

‘take a car to pieces’;

Piecenoun

an item forming part of a set

‘a piece of luggage’;

Piecenoun

a financial share

‘each employee owns a piece of the company’;

Piecenoun

a written, musical, or artistic creation

‘a haunting piece of music’;

Piecenoun

an instance or example

‘a crucial piece of evidence’;

Piecenoun

a coin of specified value

‘a 10p piece’;

Piecenoun

a figure or token used to make moves in a board game

‘a chess piece’;

Piecenoun

a king, queen, bishop, knight, or rook, as opposed to a pawn

‘indicate which piece or pawn is taken’;

Piecenoun

a firearm.

Piecenoun

a woman.

Piecenoun

a sandwich or other item of food taken as a snack.

Pieceverb

assemble something from parts or pieces

‘the dinosaur was pieced together from 119 bones’;

Pieceverb

slowly make sense of something from separate pieces of evidence

‘Daniel had pieced the story together from the radio’;

Pieceverb

extend something

‘his coming and assisting them was like a cordial given to a dying man, which doth piece out his life’;

Pieceverb

patch (something)

‘if it be broken it must be pieced’;

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