verb[with object] archaic
Late Middle English: from Latin decollat- 'beheaded', from the verb decollare, from de- (expressing removal) + collum 'neck'.
Mechanically separate sheets of paper into different piles.
- 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.
- decollator noun
- 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.
Pronunciation: /ˌdɪkɒˈleɪʃ(ə)n/ /ˌdɛkəˈleɪʃ(ə)n/ /ˌdiːkəˈleɪʃ(ə)n/noun
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