Definitions For Decomposition


  • The analysis of a vector field
  • The organic phenomenon of rotting
  • (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action
  • (chemistry) separation of a substance into two or more substances that may differ from each other and from the original substance
  • In a decomposed state


  • To cause something (such as dead plants and the bodies of dead animals) to be slowly destroyed and broken down by natural processes, chemicals, etc.
  • To cause something (such as a chemical) to be separated into smaller or simpler parts

Is Decomposition a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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The word Decomposition is worth 20 points in Scrabble and 24 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Decomposition in a Sentence

  • Bacteria and fungi help decompose organic matter.
  • The smell of decomposing leaves
  • The compound will decompose in the presence of light.

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