1. [ verb ] break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity

"The material disintegrated" "the group disintegrated after the leader died"

Related terms: integrate change_integrity crash powderize run powder digest dissolve crumble decomposition
2. [ verb ] cause to undergo fission or lose particles
Related terms: change physics
3. [ verb ] lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current
Synonyms: decay decompose

"the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process"

Related terms: change_integrity physics decay
Similar spelling:   disintegrative