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disconnect

[‚dis·kə′nekt]
(electricity)
To open a circuit by removing wires or connections, as distinguished from opening a switch to stop current flow.
(engineering)
To sever a connection.

Disconnect

A switch or circuit breaker adjacent to a piece of electrical equipment for the purpose of disconnecting power to the equipment for maintenance or servicing.

disconnect

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The first event we note is the autopilot disconnecting,'' Hallsaid in a briefing in Washington, flanked by officials of the Egyptian government and the airline.
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The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a public-private partnership focused on promoting cyber security and safe behavior online, suggests disconnecting from the internet when not in use.
Current federal law bars auto dealership workers and other mechanics from disconnecting air bags, a rule that the Transportation Department now intends to relax, safety experts said.