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Oxford dictionary definition of the word decompose:
(with reference to a dead body or other organic matter) make or become rotten; decay or cause to decay:
the body had begun to decompose
(as adjective decomposing)
dead plant matter can be completely decomposed by micro-organisms
(with reference to a chemical compound) break down or cause to break down into component elements or simpler constituents:
many chemicals decompose rapidly under high temperature
living organisms are used to decompose water into hydrogen and oxygen
[with object] Mathematics express (a number or function) as a combination of simpler components:
in how many ways can one decompose a number as a sum of squares?
mid 18th century (in the sense ‘separate into simpler constituents’): from French décomposer, from de- (expressing reversal) + composer