To pull apart

Related to To pull apart: in droves, come off it
to become separated by pulling; as, a rope will pull apart.

See also: Pull

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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From Circle Foods comes a new addition to their La Terra Fina line, Gather Rounds, a complete hors d'oeuvre in a box featuring puffy, golden-brown bread rounds made to pull apart and dunk into their own warm and creamy dip centers.
They ought to be brittler, Lin says, resulting in more earthquakes as the ridges strain to pull apart. But actually, there are fewer earthquakes recorded in the ultraslow-spreading areas.
We've now got some Australian NRL clubs trying to pull apart the planned international programme over the next few years.
Kellogg's Strawberry Winders (eight rolls), pounds 1.69 These are fun, like elastic and great to pull apart. They're chewy like bubblegum, but unfortunately, they stuck to my teeth .
The strings began to pull apart. Soon I was left with nothing more than a large ball of faded strings.
What takes pounds 60million to put together - and just a few months to pull apart.
The mercury must be at least 3 mm deep, Borra says, or it tends to pull apart into puddles.