verb de·mount \(ˌ)dē-ˈmant\

Definition of DEMOUNT

transitive verb
:  to remove from a mounted position
de·mount·able \-tə-bəl\ adjective

Examples of DEMOUNT

  1. <soldiers were expected to be able to demount and reassemble their weapons>

First Known Use of DEMOUNT

circa 1930


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