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disarticulate

(dĭs′är-tĭk′yə-lāt′)
v. disarticu·lated, disarticu·lating, disarticu·lates
v.tr.
To separate at the joints; disjoint.
v.intr.
To become disjointed.

dis′ar·tic′u·la′tion n.
dis′ar·tic′u·la′tor n.
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The ideological process of this narration disarticulates and articulates conjunctural meaning, transfers, as well as constructs all the processes, thereby, "producing a different meaning: breaking the chain in which it is currently fixed" (Hall 1990: 9).
In an attempt to identify taphonomic biases in such studies, the species-specific tendency to disarticulate has been estimated (Greenstein, 1991) and possible biases interpreted (Greenstein, 1992).
Rachises of Toe Jam Creek disarticulate indeterminately at each node, while rachises of Fish Creek disarticulate determinately at the base of the spike.
Hammill aims to disarticulate sexuality from representation and identity both, the better to place it at the center of cultural production, as a motive and alibi, as minor subjectivity and conjuration of the body.
Sutures widen until eventually the neurals fall in and/or the costals separate and disarticulate from one another.
To simulate a traumatic ossicular disarticulation, a grade I perforation was made in the posterosuperior quadrant of the tympanic membrane, which allowed for the introduction of an instrument to disarticulate the ossicular chain.
If excessive pressure is applied the spikelet may disarticulate above the glumes.
As if to further disarticulate the usual figure-ground relationship, she'll often title her photos by rattling off some of their ingredients.
The artifacts are incorporated into complex apparatuses that, in defiance of the immersive character of installation art, just as often obscure or disarticulate the assembled materials as they render them visible or legible.
Yet the careful investigation of the interplay of figure and ground, oscillating so as to disarticulate spatial certainty, emerged in this context as a sad nostalgic indulgence.
Actually, this allows the native or the subaltern or the colonized the strategy of attempting to disarticulate the voice of authority at that point of splitting.
Imagine the consternation Paul would have undergone in fielding a namesake's argument that the materiality of the letter always already inhabits and disarticulates any "original," including any originating word, logos, or "spirit.