decomposed

decomposed
adjective
Etymology: from past participle of decompose
1. : in a state of decomposition
2. : not cohering : separated — used of the crest of birds when the feathers are divergent or of a feather when the barbs do not cohere

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Decomposed — De com*posed , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Separated or broken up; said of the crest of birds when the feathers are divergent. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • decomposed — /dee keuhm pohzd /, adj. 1. having undergone decomposition. 2. (of a feather) having the barbs separate, hanging loosely, and not interconnected by barbules. [1840 50; DECOMPOSE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • decomposed — Synonyms and related words: bad, cankered, carious, corrupt, decayed, festering, foul, gangrened, gangrenous, gone bad, mortified, necrosed, necrotic, peccant, putrefied, putrescent, putrid, rotten, rotting, sphacelated, spoiled, suppurating,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • decomposed — de·com·pose || ‚diːkÉ™m pəʊz v. separate into simpler compounds, disintegrate; rot, decay …   English contemporary dictionary

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