Translation of disintegrate in Spanish:

disintegrate

desintegrarse, v.

Pronunciation /dɪsˈɪntɪɡreɪt//dɪsˈɪn(t)əˌɡreɪt/

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (fragment)
    (rock/metal) desintegrarse
    (rock/metal) deshacerse
    • Some were from two hundred years previous to this day, and it was a small wonder that they had not simply decayed and disintegrated into nothingness.
    • It was rotten and decayed and completely disintegrated on impact.
    • The boat then disintegrated on impact with the water.
    • Their job is to kill the bird, sever its head and subject it to a drying process that ensures it does not decay or disintegrate.
    • To be effective, multivitamin tablets need to disintegrate and dissolve completely.
    • Such vehicles are often incapable of sustaining any collision and disintegrate at the slightest impact.
    • It smashed into the ground, sending debris scattering and disintegrating upon impact.
    • It spun across the road into the path of oncoming vehicles and disintegrated on impact.
    • Slowly it began to disintegrate until there was nothing left.
    • Seeing things break, disintegrate, or explode, at absolutely no personal risk to yourself, lights up some primitive reptilian part of our brain with searing glee.
    • It's not much of a guide to anything, except that the car won't disintegrate in the next 20 minutes.
    • Although the articles we created from plywood have long since disintegrated through woodworm and decay, memories of our early lives and our innocent preoccupation remain constant.
    • Wherever there was an active coastal airfield you might find wrecks, either from accidents or shootings-down, but most planes that crashed into the sea disintegrated on impact.
    • These data suggest that the front of the aircraft disintegrated essentially upon impact but, in the process, opened up a hole allowing the trailing portions of the fuselage to pass into the building.
    • With each backward step, the stone disintegrated beneath his feet and gushed down in sick rock slides on both faces.
    • The front of the car had disintegrated and debris was all over the road.
    • Hard to believe that 500 million billion tonnes of ice sheet has disintegrated in less than a month.
    • Roberta does not have a television and will not watch films on video, whereas Eric will happily watch his favourites until the tapes disintegrate.
    • Surrounding you is lightweight, aerodynamically engineered sheet metal that disintegrates into millions of large and small fragments when you crash.
    • Bring soup to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for one hour or until peas have disintegrated.
  • 2

    (fall apart)
    (rocket) desintegrarse
  • 3

    (lose cohesion)
    (empire/movement) desintegrarse
    • When government moves in, community retreats, civil society disintegrates, and our ability to control our own destiny atrophies.
    • On the other hand, of course, partly because of traditional problems, partly because of new problems since the fall of the Soviet Union, a great many families have disintegrated.
    • As families disintegrated under economic and psychological pressures, children became casualties.
    • So the performances that bind the crowd may also push the boundaries of the crowd until it disintegrates.
    • Instead, the dogmatic ideologists passively watched the movement disintegrate, until it simply collapsed to no avail and vanished from the Israeli political scene.
    • Lindsay's family was disintegrating and she didn't know why.
    • The man whose kin group has disintegrated, probably as a consequence of tribal fighting, is able to take on a new social identity, with new kinsmen and women.
    • But history shows that even most prosperous civilisations have decayed and disintegrated if it did not have a nationalistic ideology.
    • His argument is that in some instances members may leave the group and the group finally disintegrates.
    • Eventually families disintegrated altogether, leaving thousands of homeless foundlings roaming the countryside in a desperate search for food and comfort.
    • Many have disconnected from their society as communities disintegrate, partly because few have the time to contribute to their local community and build local support systems.
    • Civilized societies disintegrated into pieces as people went mad and insane, searching for the light that they knew was supposed to exist.
    • She said: ‘I think to do preventative work stops families disintegrating.’
    • Supplemented by members of the English colony from Narva which disintegrated under the impact of the war, St Petersburg's British community rapidly assumed a prominent economic and social position.
    • Families and communities disintegrate under the crushing burden of drug addiction.
    • But, at the same time, his family was disintegrating.
    • The video features a seemingly ‘perfect ‘family, but later shows how the family disintegrates.’
    • Victor Cherkashin served in the KGB from 1952, when Stalin was still in power, until the Soviet Union disintegrated in 1991.
    • What I disliked and thought was untrue to the series was the way that the group disintegrated with that death.
    • Through these characters, we get a sense of the ambiguous nature of war and are able to understand why and how families disintegrate during war.
  • 4

    Physics
    (decay)
    desintegrarse
    • When a radioactive nucleus disintegrates by emitting an alpha or beta particle, it changes into a different nucleus - that is, one with a different number of protons and/or neutrons.
    • Alpha radiation is the stream of alpha particles emitted when radioactive materials disintegrate.
    • They suggested that the atoms of a radioactive element disintegrate spontaneously to form atoms of another element.
    • The collision causes the atoms to disintegrate into more basic particles.
    • Alpha decay occurs when an atomic nucleus disintegrates by emitting alpha particles.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (rock/metal) desintegrar
    (rock/metal) deshacer
  • 2

    (rocket) desintegrar