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Word: dislodge

Definition: remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge


Sentences Containing 'dislodge'

Alan Clark noted Dixon in his 1983-1992 diaries, writing "when (the Liberals) get stuck in, really stuck in, they are devilish hard to dislodge."
Another common name given to "C. striatus", splash cups, alludes to the method of spore dispersal: the sides of the cup are angled such that falling drops of water can dislodge the peridioles and eject them from the cup.
Brutus took his own forces to Mutina, where he defended the stronghold against Pompey the Great, who had been sent by the Senate to dislodge him.
Despite reinforcements from Sebük-eri, however, he was unable to dislodge al-Laith and began to suffer from having very little money to maintain the support of those around him, thanks to declining government revenues.
Douglas catches up with the posse the next day while they are held up trying to dislodge the rifleman protecting the pass.
Dry etching refers to the removal of material, typically a masked pattern of semiconductor material, by exposing the material to a bombardment of ions (usually a plasma of reactive gases such as fluorocarbons, oxygen, chlorine, boron trichloride; sometimes with addition of nitrogen, argon, helium and other gases) that dislodge portions of the material from the exposed surface.
First, its use of rocks to dislodge prey and to open shells makes it one of the few mammal species to use tools.
Hilarity starts henceforth, when every ploy used by Singhania to dislodge Raja's dhaba ends in a smoke.
However, since the Mg2+ is charged and is bound within the membrane's electric field, depolarization of the membrane potential above threshold can dislodge the magnesium, allowing current flow through the NMDAR channel.
Khatib’s LAA and supported by the leftist-Muslim militias finally managed to dislodge the Phalange from the Holiday Inn.
Later, he helped dislodge the National Republican Alliance (ARENA) from power in El Salvador by supporting the opposition candidate.
Paston obtained repossession, but on 28 January 1450 Hungerford sent a thousand men to dislodge him.
The grandfather sided with the Romans in their war with Philip V of Macedon, and, by sending a shepherd to guide a portion of the Roman army over the heights above the position of the Macedonians, enabled Flamininus to dislodge Philip from the defile which he had occupied in Epirus in 198 BC.
The recall was issued after the discovery of a possible dislodge of the baffle which could be drawn into the air intake system and lodge in the throttle.
The roots grow around the stone terraces and when they fall, dislodge the rocks.
These attacks continued all day on March 26, but they failed to dislodge the American forces from the bridge.
Twenty-five to thirty Virginia Tech employees use black powder each day to dislodge the stone, cut it into block sizes required by campus construction projects and then finish the blocks by hand using hammers and chisels.
Water sinks into the ground and, on the approach of winter, freezes, expanding about one tenth of its volume; the expanding ice pushes the earth aside, the force in some cases being sufficient to dislodge even huge rocks.
Waves can dislodge mussels and draw them out to sea.
With both teams lacking field sprinters, and with sprinters Tom Boonen, Alessandro Petacchi, and Heinrich Haussler surviving the split, BMC captain Ballan and 's Vincenzo Nibali struck a deal that they would each send men to the front of the lead group to help keep it away from the sprinters left behind in the second group, and dislodge the sprinters in the first group if possible.
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