dismountable

dismount

[v. dis-mount; n. dis-mount, dis-mount]
verb (used without object)
1.
to get off or alight from a horse, bicycle, etc.
verb (used with object)
2.
to bring or throw down, as from a horse; unhorse; throw: The horse twisted and bucked and finally dismounted its rider.
3.
to remove (a thing) from its mounting, support, setting, etc.: to dismount a picture.
4.
to take (a mechanism) to pieces.
noun
5.
an act or process of dismounting.
6.
Gymnastics. a move by which a gymnast gets off an apparatus or finishes a floor exercise, usually landing upright on the feet.

Origin:
1525–35; probably modeled on Medieval Latin dismontāre or Middle French desmonter. See dis-1, mount1

dismountable, adjective
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dismount (dɪsˈmaʊnt)
 
vb
1.  to get off a horse, bicycle, etc
2.  (tr) to disassemble or remove from a mounting
 
n
3.  the act of dismounting
 
dis'mountable
 
adj

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dismount
1530s, from dis- + mount (v.). Related: Dismounted.
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