break contact

break contact

[′brāk ‚kän‚takt]
(electricity)
The contact of a switching device which opens a circuit upon the operation of the device.
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But Andy has carried a heartbreak for all that time: the son he was forced to break contact with when he was just born.
But Andy has lived with heartache for all that time: a son he was forced to break contact with when he was just born.
But Andy has lived with heartache for all that time - he was forced to break contact with his biological son just after his birth.
Andy McNicol lives in Walsall with his wife of 45 years, Hazel, and the couple have devoted much of their life to has carried a heartbreak for all that time: the son he was forced to break contact with when he was just born.
To teach a dog that jumping up is unacceptable, try to break contact when he jumps up by stepping back quickly and raising your hands out of reach.
When terrorists managed to break contact with Army stops at Naugam Sector in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, he along with his section was tasked to chase and trap fleeing terrorists, his citation read.
Simply to delete the messages that had passed between himself and (the complainant), to break contact.
The lead pilot requested to do a low "show of force" pass first because, in most cases, once the enemy heard and saw aircraft they would break contact.
That helps a lot but people break contact sometimes even though they aren't supposed to," Ingram said.
Other terrorists ran out towards the forest firing indiscriminately in order to break contact.
It is more than just a consideration of CDE but more importantly, what is required (number of rounds, type of rounds, effects required) or if it is even necessary to effectively respond to the threat to allow friendly forces to minimize the threat or to allow friendly forces to break contact with the threat as outlined in the TD.
Additional safety features include a first mate, last break contact to provide ground and an integral latch to prevent connectors from accidental un-mating.