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deconcile (verb) : (transitive verb): The opposite of reconcile; To break apart from another after having reconciled prior.
They reconciled before Christmas, only to deconcile after New Year's.
Submitted by: J.C. Moore from Pennsylvania on Dec. 26, 2007 10:12
(verb) : to eliminate conflicts in a schedule
Make sure you deconflict the meeting with the VP's schedule.
Submitted by: J Stevens from California on Jan. 15, 2013 14:52
(verb) : to resolve conflicts in a schedule
Submitted by: Councell from Florida on Aug. 20, 2012 14:34
(verb) : to arrange or alter something to prevent conflict or interference
They tried to deconflict any potential problems prior to the start of the race.
Submitted by: Kevin Seiff from California on Jul. 27, 2011 01:28
(verb) : to ensure that two or more objects will not conflict with each other
To ensure there was not an accident, the air traffic controller deconflicted the two aircraft by altitude.
Submitted by: Mark Garnet from Ohio on Jan. 29, 2006 23:24
(verb) : to resolve conflicting ideas or actions
We need to deconflict the helo routes during Phase 2 operations.
Submitted by: Wes Sanders from California on Oct. 25, 2005 12:17
deconfliction (noun) : the process of avoiding mutual interference
Submitted by: Michael Groff from Pennsylvania on Aug. 05, 2011 08:44
deconvolve (verb) : to distinguish or separate elements from among several that may influence a result
We also explore simple methods for deconvolving the rebinned data with this PSF to restore it to a more ideal state prior to FBP. —ALESSIO Adam; SAUER Ken ; KINAHAN Paul, Physics in medicine & biology, 2006
Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 02, 2010 15:56
decoreat (verb) : To both decorate & eat.
Let's get together and decoreat some cookies this weekend.
Submitted by: Jasmine Mager from California on Dec. 30, 2005 18:08
decorpulate (verb) : to detach a body from a head. (Also, decorpulated, as a modifier—see example below)
We should refer to "decapitated bodies" and "decorpulated heads—" strictly speaking, the concept of a "decapitated head" makes no sense. —I ask you to bear with this coinage, which also returns a small number of Google hits.
Submitted by: Erik S. O'Donnell from Illinois on Apr. 03, 2006 17:13
decrapidated (verb) : bring to the condition of rubbish from decay
The old farm house had become decrapidated from lack of upkeep.
Submitted by: Rachel from Minnesota on Oct. 26, 2005 17:49
decrapify (verb) : To make less cluttered, or to make more space
I am going to decrapify my room.
Submitted by: Samantha Onstad from Virginia on Sep. 01, 2007 10:50
(adjective) : Also related to "decrepit"
decrapitated (adjective) : A state of being run down; not pleasing to the eye. [A cross between dilapidated and crappy looking] Look how decrapitated that house looks. Submitted by: Patrick O'Grady from Oregon on Jul. 24, 2006 19:20 She never let the cats or dogs out. The whole house was decrapitated. —see previous listing,
Submitted by: Bruce from Idaho on Jul. 26, 2006 20:53
(adjective) : A state of being run down; not pleasing to the eye. [A cross between dilapidated and crappy looking]
Look how decrapitated that house looks.
Submitted by: Patrick O'Grady from Oregon on Jul. 24, 2006 19:20
(adjective) : An object that becomes unusable or is ruined in a particularly messy fashion.
She never let the cats or dogs out. The whole house was decrapitated.
Submitted by: cfscheu from New York on Jan. 21, 2006 08:27
decrapitize (verb) : to reduce clutter from
Submitted by: Dana K from New York on Jun. 13, 2013 12:39