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used in Atlas Shrugged

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to end a relationship or meeting; or to terminate a legal entity such as a corporation

or in chemistry:  the process in which one substance is dissolved in another; or the separation of a compound into its components by chemical action
  • When the green light of a signal appeared by the track, it gave them a point to reach and pass, but-incongruous in the midst of the floating dissolution-it brought them no sense of relief.
    2.10 Part 2 Chapter 10 — The Sign of the Dollar (67% in)
  • In whatever silent crumbling had gone on at the distant headquarters, in the slow dissolution of a great airline company, the Sanders monoplane had been forgotten-as assets of this nature were being forgotten everywhere .... as the model of the motor had been forgotten on a junk pile and, left in plain sight, had conveyed nothing to the inheritors and the takers-over...... There were no rules to tell the young attendant whether he was expected to keep the Sanders plane or not.
    2.10 Part 2 Chapter 10 — The Sign of the Dollar (81% in)
  • The rest was a blur of shapeless dissolution, half-acid, half fog.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (70% in)

There are no more uses of "dissolution" in Atlas Shrugged.

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