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dissociate

(dĭ-sō′sē-āt′, -shē-)
v. dissoci·ated, dissoci·ating, dissoci·ates
v.intr.
Chemistry & Psychiatry To undergo dissociation.
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For example, someone who is sexually abused or involved in a lifethreatening incident may dissociate as a way of coping with an overwhelming situation.
4]) is a strong acid because it readily dissociates into its component ions.
The revised act significantly increases the ways in which a member may dissociate from an LLC.
We are informed that Marc Bick dissociates himself from the statements made by his mother.
When hydrochloric acid (HCl) is added to water, it dissociates into H+ and Cl- ions.
He should apologise and Mr Andy Gilchrist should make sure that he dissociates himself from this unwarranted attack and apologise on behalf of the FBU as a whole.
The author dissociates himself from the idea of some writers, that cursing is identical to black magic.
Then, the water vapor dissociates into hydrogen (H) and oxygen (O).
Left out on a tabletop, methane clathrate dissociates into its constituents, leaving nothing but a puddle of water.