Dismount meaning

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To remove from a support, setting, or mounting.
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The act of dismounting.
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To get off or down, as from a horse.
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(sports) To execute a dismount in gymnastics.
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To get out of a vehicle.
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To unseat or throw off, as from a horse.
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To disassemble (a mechanism, for example).
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The act or manner of dismounting, especially from a horse.
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(sports) A move in gymnastics whereby the gymnast gets off an apparatus or completes a floor exercise, typically landing on both feet.
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To get off or down, as from a horse, bicycle, etc.; alight.
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To remove (a thing) from its mounting or setting.
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To cause to dismount, as from a horse.
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To take apart; dismantle.
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(gymnastics) The part of a routine in which the gymnast detaches from an apparatus.

A stylish routine, let down by a sloppy dismount.

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(intransitive) To get off (something)

She carefully dismounted from the horse.

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(computing) To make a hard drive unavailable for use.

The VMS operator tried to dismount the Unix hard drive with the DISMOUNT DISK$NFSMOUNT command, instead of umount /mnt/nfshome.

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To come down; to descend.
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Origin of dismount

  • Probably alteration of obsolete French desmonter to unseat des- dis- monter to mount mount1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • dis- +‎ mount, probably a calque of Old French desmonter.

    From Wiktionary