dislocating

dis·lo·cate || 'dɪsləʊkeɪt v. pull a joint out of its socket; remove, disrupt

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  • Dislocate — Dis lo*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dislocated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dislocating}.] [LL. dislocatus, p. p. of dislocare; dis + locare to place, fr. locus place. See {Locus}.] To displace; to put out of its proper place. Especially, of a bone: To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dislocated — Dislocate Dis lo*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dislocated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dislocating}.] [LL. dislocatus, p. p. of dislocare; dis + locare to place, fr. locus place. See {Locus}.] To displace; to put out of its proper place. Especially, of a bone …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dislocation — Dis lo*ca tion, n. [Cf. F. dislocation.] 1. The act of displacing, or the state of being displaced. T. Burnet. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geol.) The displacement of parts of rocks or portions of strata from the situation which they originally occupied.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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