v. remove parts of machine for use in other similar machines; consume another of one's own type or kind
Why the dour outlook? Milunovich cited a few reasons. The lower-priced iPad Mini looks to be cannibalizing sales of the larger and more expensive iPad.
Sentence in Classic:
Once again it was being put about that all the animals were dying of famine and disease, and that they were continually fighting among themselves and had resorted to cannibalism and infanticide.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
The next moment the light was extinguished, and this wild cannibal, tomahawk between his teeth, sprang into bed with me.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
After all, they were less human and more remote than our cannibal ancestors of three or four thousand years ago.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells Context
His hair and clothes were whitened with snow, and his sharp cannibal teeth, revealed by cold and wrath, gleamed through the dark.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context