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Cannibalise

Definition of the verb cannibalise

What does cannibalise mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: cannibalised | cannibalising | cannibalises

  1. eat human flesh
  2. use parts of something to repair something else

Alternative definition of the verb cannibalise

verb

  1. To eat the flesh of (a human being).
  2. To remove parts of (a machine, etc) for use in other similar machines.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cannibalise

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Google previewCode of Federal Regulations, Title 48, Federal Acquisition Regulations System, Chapter 1 (Pt. 1-51), Revised as of October 1 2009 (2010)

Cannibalise means to remove serviceable parts from one item of equipment in order to install them on another item of equipment. Contractor-acquired property means property acquired, fabricated, or otherwise provided by the contractor for ...

Google previewIllustrated Engineering Dictionary (2012)

Bildwörterbuch Maschinenbau und Elektrotechnik by Heinz K. Flack, Georg Möllerke

ausschlachten to cannibalise ausschlacken to ...

Google previewNewnes Dictionary of Electronics (2002)

by S W Amos, Roger Amos

cannibalise To strip serviceable components from one or more (usually nonfunctioning) equipments in order to build one that works. capacitance (C) A property of ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

n cannibalise BR 'kantblaz, -Z, -in, -d AM 'kaenobolaz, -EZ, ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

repairing similar kind—cannibalise Remove washing from the line—unpeg Remove water from—bail Remove water from—dehydrate Remove with cloth— wipe Remove without breaking—detach, disjoin, dislodge Removed—took Removed ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century (2014)

by Lol Henderson, Lee Stacey

Artists such as Mento, Poco, Kumina, and Revival began to cannibalise ...

Google previewHeinemann English Dictionary (2001)

by Martin Manser

Word Family cannibalism noun the practice of eating the flesh of one's own species; cannibalistic adjective; cannibalize, cannibalise verb to take 138 canopy parts from damaged machinery for use in the repair of other equipment. [Spanish ...

Google previewChambers Pocket Dictionary (1992)

cannibalise or -ize v(tr; coll) to take parts from (a machine, vehicle, etc.) for use in repairing another. cannon n cannon or cannons 1 (hist) a large gun mounted on ...

Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

by Maurice Waite

cannibalize (or cannibalise) v. (cannibalizes, cannibalizing, cannibalized) use a machine as a source of spare parts for others. cannon n. (pl. cannon or cannons) 1 a large, ...

Google previewPaperback Oxford English Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford Dictionaries,, Maurice Waite

cannibalize (or cannibalise) v. (cannibalizes, cannibalizing, cannibalized) use a machine as a source of spare parts for others. cannon n. (pl. cannon or cannons) 1 a large, ...

Google previewCambridge Business English Dictionary (2011)

by Cambridge University Press

cannibalize (UK also cannibalise) /'ka2n1b91a1z/ verb [T] 1 MARKETING, c0MMERcE to cause a reduction in the sales of an existing product or service by ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

cannibalize (also cannibalise) 7verb [with obj.] 1 use (a machine) as a source of spare ...

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Cannibalise Meaning

Video shows what cannibalise means. To eat (parts of) another of one's own species.. To remove parts of (a machine, etc) for use in other similar machines.

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Scrabble value of C3A1N1N1I1B3A1L1I1S1E1

The value of this 11-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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