Distyle in antis, having columns between two antæ. See Anta.

(Di*sul"phate) n. [Pref. di- + sulphate.] (Chem.) (a) A salt of disulphuric or pyrosulphuric acid; a pyrosulphate. (b) An acid salt of sulphuric acid, having only one equivalent of base to two of the acid.

(Di*sul"phide) n. [Pref. di- + sulphide.] (Chem.) A binary compound of sulphur containing two atoms of sulphur in each molecule; — formerly called disulphuret. Cf. Bisulphide.

(Di*sul"phu*ret) n. [Pref. di- + sulphuret.] (Chem.) See Disulphide.

(Di`sul*phu"ric) a. [Pref. di- + sulphuric.] (Chem.) Applied to an acid having in each molecule two atoms of sulphur in the higher state of oxidation.

Disulphuric acid, a thick oily liquid, H2S2O7, called also Nordhausen acid (from Nordhausen in the Harts, where it was originally manufactured), fuming sulphuric acid, and especially pyrosulphuric acid. See under Pyrosulphuric.

(Dis*u"ni*form) a. Not uniform. [Obs.]

(Dis*un"ion) n. [Pref. dis- + union: cf. F. désunion.]

1. The termination of union; separation; disjunction; as, the disunion of the body and the soul.

2. A breach of concord and its effect; alienation.

Such a disunion between the two houses as might much clou the happiness of this kingdom.

3. The termination or disruption of the union of the States forming the United States.

I have not accustomed myself to hang over the precipice of disunion.
D. Webster.

(Dis*un"ion*ist), n. An advocate of disunion, specifically, of disunion of the United States.

(Dis`u*nite") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disunited; p. pr. & vb. n. Disuniting.]

1. To destroy the union of; to divide; to part; to sever; to disjoin; to sunder; to separate; as, to disunite particles of matter.

2. To alienate in spirit; to break the concord of.

Go on both in hand, O nations, never be disunited, be the praise . . . of all posterity!

(Dis`u*nite"), v. i. To part; to fall asunder; to become separated.

The joints of the body politic do separate and disunite.

(Dis`u*nit"er) n. One who, or that which, disjoins or causes disunion.

(Dis*u"ni*ty) n. A state of separation or disunion; want of unity. Dr. H. More.

2. (Law) One who interrupts or incommodes another in the peaceable enjoyment of his right.

(Dis*turn") v. t. [OF. destourner, F. détourner. See Detour.] To turn aside. [Obs.] Daniel.

(Dis"tyle) a. [Gr. di- = di`s- twice + pillar: cf. F. distyle.] (Arch.) Having two columns in front; — said of a temple, portico, or the like.

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