disaggregate

verb
dis·​ag·​gre·​gate | \ (ˌ)dis-ˈa-gri-ˌgāt How to pronounce disaggregate (audio) \
disaggregated; disaggregating; disaggregates

Definition of disaggregate

transitive verb

: to separate into component parts disaggregate sandstone disaggregate demographic data

intransitive verb

: to break up or apart the molecules of a gel disaggregate to form a sol

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Other Words from disaggregate

disaggregation \ (ˌ)dis-​ˌa-​gri-​ˈgā-​shən How to pronounce disaggregate (audio) \ noun
disaggregative \ (ˌ)dis-​ˈa-​gri-​ˌgā-​tiv How to pronounce disaggregate (audio) \ adjective

Examples of disaggregate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In this system, members of a pool that tests positive do not have to be re-tested because lab workers can disaggregate the samples in the pool to find the positive person or people. Laura Krantz, BostonGlobe.com, 22 Jan. 2021 The study didn’t disaggregate all Asian American subgroups, including Filipino Americans, another large subset of New York Asians whose presence in the medical field has made the community particularly at risk for Covid-19. NBC News, 17 Dec. 2020 Some buildings have systems where each workstation has controls for its own temperature and airflow, and systems that disaggregate ventilation from temperature control. Jill Lepore, The New Yorker, 31 Aug. 2020 Third, to rebuild now as well as to prepare for future emergencies, countries need to invest in the ability of national statistics offices to collect, disaggregate, and analyze data. Melinda Gates, STAT, 30 July 2020 Indeed, wherever possible, countries should disaggregate data by these factors and more. Melinda Gates, STAT, 30 July 2020 Assembly Bill 677 required state agencies, boards and commissions to disaggregate data and collect information on specific Asian, Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian ethnicities, such as Vietnamese and Nepalese. NBC News, 13 Dec. 2019 She and other legislators should require themselves to disaggregate such proposals into digestible (or otherwise) morsels. WSJ, 20 Aug. 2018 The extent of the second problem became especially clear after the passage of No Child Left Behind, a 2002 federal law that forced states to disaggregate data by race. Naomi Schaefer Riley, WSJ, 11 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of disaggregate

1811, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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“Disaggregate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disaggregate. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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disaggregate

verb
dis·​ag·​gre·​gate | \ (ˈ)dis-ˈag-ri-ˌgāt How to pronounce disaggregate (audio) \
disaggregated; disaggregating

Medical Definition of disaggregate

transitive verb

: to separate into component parts disaggregate polyribosomes

intransitive verb

: to break up or apart the molecules of a gel disaggregate to form a sol

Other Words from disaggregate

disaggregation \ (ˌ)dis-​ˌag-​ri-​ˈgā-​shən How to pronounce disaggregate (audio) \ noun

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