There are 2 definitions of decollate in English:

decollate1

Syllabification: de·col·late
Pronunciation: /diˈkäˌlāt
 
/

verb

[with object] archaic
  • Behead (someone).
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    • You may remember him as the photographer from ‘The Omen’ who gets spectacularly decollated by a pane of glass…
    • The murderer is instantly decollated.
    • Upon taking off the cloth he beheld a human head just decollated.

Derivatives

decollation

Pronunciation: /ˌdekəˈlāSHən/
noun
More example sentences
  • The decollation of St. Paul.
  • [He] strenuously denied the painlessness of decollation by the guillotine.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin decollat- 'beheaded', from the verb decollare, from de- (expressing removal) + collum 'neck'.

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Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little

There are 2 definitions of decollate in English:

decollate2

Syllabification: de·col·late
Pronunciation: /ˈdekəˌlāt, ˈdēkə-
 
/

verb

[no object]
  • Separate sheets of paper, such as multi-ply computer paper, into different piles.
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    • We have no more need for bursting and decollating multi-part stationery or lining up pre-printed stationery.
    • The symptoms reported by three of approximately 15 persons in the department were thought to be caused by decollating carbonless copy paper.
    • The Martin Yale 950 desktop decollator is capable of decollating three-part (five-ply) carbon-interleaved forms.

Derivatives

decollation

Pronunciation: /ˌdekəˈlāSHən, ˌdēkə-/
noun

decollator

Pronunciation: /-ˌlātər/
noun
More example sentences
  • Sets up, operates, and maintains multi-station decollator for separating computer printouts and carbons.
  • The 6022 is a high volume, variable speed decollator, capable of separating up to 430 A4 forms per minute.
  • The Ameraseal FD 510 is a two part tabletop decollator ideal for low to medium volume jobs.

Origin

1960s: from de- 'away from' + collate.

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Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little