Adjective "demountable" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/diːˈmaʊntəb(ə)l/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Able to be dismantled or removed from its setting and readily reassembled or repositioned.
  1. 'But while their efforts saved the main clubhouse from serious damage the contents of the demountable building were completely destroyed.'
  2. 'Flood protection proposals had now been drawn up, involving a 1.78 metre demountable flood barrier, partly under the steps leading down from the bridge to the river.'
  3. 'The steel-framed hall, which has a vinyl skin, can be divided into thirds by demountable rebound boards.'
  4. 'Now mostly recycled as fence posts, the hollow demountable poles were used originally to erect telegraphic wires across the Central Australian Desert during the 2nd World War.'
  5. 'It was one of those demountable school buildings and it looked like it must have been least 50 years old.'
  6. 'And, when you are finished with that, fix up the hospitals and stop educating kids in demountable classrooms.'
  7. 'Utes, trucks, forklifts, cranes, sea containers, demountable site buildings, various tools, office furniture, computers and building stock were among the items up for sale.'
  8. 'Right and left demountable units were interchangeable, the entire unit being designed to afford the operator the greatest advance made up to that point in maintenance economy and interchangeability.'
  9. 'A possible solution is to use demountable defences which can be put into place when there is a risk of flooding and then taken down when the river has subsided.'
  10. 'Sea containers, demountable site building, various tools, office furniture, computers and building stock will also go under the hammer.'

Definitions

1. to remove from a mounting, setting, or place of support, as a gun.

2. to take apart; disassemble.

More examples(as adjective)

"systems can be demountable."

"tracks can be demountable."

"tanks can be demountable."

"suppliers can be demountable."

"seatings can be demountable."

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Origin

(demount)