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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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When dismounting, be careful where you put your hands and feet.
Use extreme caution when mounting or dismounting a vehicle.
The Dismounting head is made of special steel material, and is equipped with a bead pressing device (assist roller).
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The mock-up lets soldiers train for mounting and dismounting the M2, MK19, and M240B machine guns and operating the Javelin missile system.
But a video shown to the jury clearly illustrated a man dismounting his horse and punching Mrs Wild several times in the face.
About an hour after dismounting her horse in the ninth annual English Equitation event of the Tri-Valley Special Olympics on Sunday, Amanda Graham, 17, of Simi Valley was still smiling ear-to-ear.
This drill consists of the platoon identifying the curve, dismounting, the dismounts advancing into the dire ction of the curve, eliminating any enemy antitank gunners overwatching the feature, suppressing enemy vehicles with Dragon or Javelin and indirect fire, then handing off targets to the BFVs as they turn the comer.
It also includes easy-to-read workout statistics through a large LCD display, an ergonomic bar with two grip options for added comfort, a convenient rear step-deck for easier mounting and dismounting, and a heart rate monitor.
The Quest MAX 650's semi step-through design allows effortless access to the engine compartment, while also allowing easier mounting and dismounting.
The Quest 650's semi step-through design allows easy access to the engine compartment, while also allowing easier mounting and dismounting for the rider.
The overwhelming response from participants at SEMA was that both designs virtually eliminate tire mounting and dismounting inefficiencies.
Roundabouts are generally unsafe for cyclists as traffic on them is constantly changing lanes and expecting cyclists to keep dismounting and use pedestrian crossings and walkways is not ideal for cyclists or pedestrians.
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