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made or constructed so as to be easily dismantled or disassembled.
the act of taking down.
a firearm designed to be swiftly disassembled or assembled.
the point of separation of two or more of the parts of a takedown firearm or other device.
the act of being humbled.
a move or series of maneuvers that succeeds in bringing a standing opponent down onto the mat.
adj., noun use of verb phrase
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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