- A process of recycling that involves the dismantling and/or disassembly of an item to gain the maximum amount of recyclable materials.
- The Parties define the life cycle of electronic equipment broadly to include acquisition, design, manufacture, assembly, distribution, use, reuse, demanufacture, and recycling. (from the "Promoting Sustainable Environmental Stewardship of Federal Electronic Assets" PDF signed 11-15-2004)
(third-person singular simple present demanufactures, present participle demanufacturing, simple past and past participle demanufactured)
- To recycle material using this process
de- +"Ž manufacture