Definition of demountable in English:

demountable

Syllabification: de·mount·a·ble
Pronunciation: /dəˈmoun(t)əb(ə)l
 
, dēˈmoun(t)əb(ə)l
 
/

adjective

Able to be dismantled or removed from its setting and readily reassembled or repositioned.
More example sentences
  • The demountable buildings have a 25-year life expectancy.
  • Utes, trucks, forklifts, cranes, sea containers, demountable site buildings, various tools, office furniture, computers and building stock were among the items up for sale.
  • Now mostly recycled as fence posts, the hollow demountable poles were used originally to erect telegraphic wires across the Central Australian Desert during the 2nd World War.

Derivatives

demount

verb
More example sentences
  • Richard had spent many hours demounting, washing, drying, and remounting about two hundred slides from a total of a couple of thousand left mouldering in a shed.
  • Modular construction has allowed the prefabricated elements to be demounted; they are intended to be erected in other configurations elsewhere.
  • In fact, the cork walls are prefabricated panels which, like the modular steel structure, will be demounted at the end of the event to be re-erected in Portugal.

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