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dismount from (something)

To climb or hop off of something The gymnast dismounted from the balance beam with a series of flips.
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dismount from something

to get down from something, such as a horse, bicycle, etc. She dismounted from her horse and fled into the house. Please dismount from the bicycle and wheel it into the shed.
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He who rides a tiger is afraid to dismount.

Prov. Sometimes it is more dangerous to stop doing a dangerous thing than it is to continue doing it. Jill: You shouldn't take out another loan. You're already too far in debt. Jane: If I don't take out a loan, I can't make the payments on the loans I already have. You know how it is—she who rides a tiger is afraid to dismount.
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involuntary dismount

n. falling off a bike or motorcycle. He impacted a monolith and suffered an involuntary dismount.
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The training construct also achieved the goal of producing Soldiers and leaders who are confident in their ability to be lethal while employing mounted and dismounted weapon systems, to conduct mounted and dismounted route clearance, and to simultaneously apply both of these skill sets.
The Army began investigating virtual technologies for dismounted soldiers in 1999 when the Program Executive Office for simulation, training and instrumentation participated in a four-year study on the matter.
CS 13 is anchored by two major upgrades: mission command on the move, allowing commanders to take the network with them in their vehicles; and bringing dismounted Soldiers into the network, empowering ground troops with a new level of real-time information.
AUSA represents every American soldier and we are honored to be partnering with Quantum3D at the association's annual meeting and exposition to demonstrate our cutting-edge Dismounted Soldier Training solution," said Gino Antonelli, executive vice president, Intelligent Decisions.
Finally, the members of the ERT must conduct rigorous physical training to ensure that they have the endurance to complete the dismounted missions.
Miniature Recon Scout reconnaissance robots designed to protect dismounted soldiers
The dismounted variant is carried in a backpack, mounted variant is attached to tactical vehicles and the fixed variant is used at static locations, such as a camp or base.
ExpeditionDI Combat Infantry Simulator Integrated into Dismounted Soldier Training System for Soldiers
The Army wants to turn dismounted tactical small units into overpowering forces on the battlefield and eliminate the enemy's comparable effectiveness at that tier.
Now we have the technology for the dismounted troops," said Col.
The Tactical Unmanned Ground Vehicle, or Gladiator, is designed to support dismounted infantry and combat engineers during the performance of their mission, across the spectrum of conflict and range of military operations.
Kent Desormeaux said as he dismounted and faced Craig Lewis after the popular colt held onto second - his position for most of the 6-1/2-furlong allowance race - behind winner Isitingood.
Installation to Create Realistic Dismounted Soldier Training Environments and Simulations
Contract notice: Tactical Hearing Protection Systems Dismounted Close Combat User Capability.
Army forces in Afghanistan began receiving the first of more than 13,000 gunshot detection systems for the individual dismounted Soldier in March, service officials said.