Pronunciation: ( —v.dis-mount'; —n.dis-mount', dis'mount"),[key] —v.i. to get off or alight from a horse, bicycle, etc.
—v.t. 1. to bring or throw down, as from a horse; unhorse; throw: The horse twisted and bucked and finally dismounted its rider. 2. to remove (a thing) from its mounting, support, setting, etc.: to dismount a picture. 3. to take (a mechanism) to pieces.
—n. 1. an act or process of dismounting.
2. Gymnastics.a move by which a gymnast gets off an apparatus or finishes a floor exercise, usually landing upright on the feet.