deenergize

deenergize

[dē′en·ər‚jīz]
(electricity)
To disconnect from the source of power.
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Facts that were given great weight by the Judge with respect to the configuration violation, such as MSHA's lack of enforcement, do not have the same relevance with respect to a failure to deenergize before working on circuits," the Commission said, adding "an articulated decision is essential to the facilitation of judicial review.
At the third level, TUNK generates STRIKE, FORCE, DEENERGIZE, DISCONTINUE, USE, DISBELIEVE, DEFINE, ASCERTAIN but AUSCULTATE generates MEET, RELATE, ELECTROPHONE, SENSIZE, INQUIRE, ITERATE, DEBUNK, UNINVENT--not a single, component verb in common.
In addition, the application of these principles diffuse or deenergize a charged cluster, making fusion less likely to occur.
Network relations deenergize as daily practice becomes lethargic.
Team members ensured their tasks would move like clockwork--secure the work areas for the lift, illuminate the site, check the truss rigging, clear all trains from the area, deenergize the electrified catenary system and power feeder wires, get the "all-clear" for wires and trains, and check weather and wind speed to determine if the lift was a "go.
For grinding, O S Walker, Worchester, MA, offers a line of permanent-magnet chucks including models with the Electroperm feature, which provides fail safe holding by using momentary pulses of current to energize or deenergize the magnets.
The Medtronic Representative did not have a magnet to deenergize the leads, and could not immediately deactivate the device.