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[tair-doun] /ˈtɛərˌdaʊn/
a taking apart; disassembly.
a house or other building that is purchased with the intention of tearing it down and replacing it with another, more expensive structure.
Origin of teardown
1925-30; noun use of verb phrase tear down Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • There's also minimal adhesive sticking the motherboard to other components, making a full teardown relatively easy.
  • Other construction around town is likely to be on the site of a teardown.
  • teardown inspections and the resultant data are essential to ensure the integrity of airframe structures and thus aircraft safety.
  • Be aware that there may be a charge for a teardown, even if you don't have the vehicle repaired.
  • The engine was retained for further teardown examination.
  • Select to indicate whether the component is an output from a teardown order.
  • If the failure is verified, another locomotive will be selected for full functional testing and teardown inspection.
  • Lastly, teardown inspection requirements are added to all tests wherever applicable.
  • To repair damaged equipment not requiring a complete teardown.

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