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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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Before disconnecting, the company should demand the consumer to give an explanation for the conduct.
Europe are already "cellular-only;" cellular operators should be encouraged to see that a further 18 percent of cellular users with fixed telephones are also considering disconnecting that fixed line," comments Phil Kendall, Director Global Wireless Practice.
For the world's 150 million broadband internet users, Internet Traffic Cop(TM) is a simple and effective solution that allows users to leave their computer on for extended periods of time, without the hassle and inconvenience of unplugging cables or disconnecting their broadband modem.
My discussions with them lead me to believe that they will continue to order additional units to reduce costs and risks associated with disconnecting and reconnecting customers.
a Dallas-based energy company, to improve corporate earnings, including disconnecting service to nonpaying customers.
When installed in the filter housing, cleaning takes place in-line without disconnecting the filter head from the process piping system, saving processing time and costs.
When wired to an armed security panel, and there is a compromise in the line either by cutting, disconnecting or pulling apart, an alarm condition will exist.
This introduction provides two distinct benefits: a front panel 3-5 kv manual switch that permits electric utility customers to disable all PTR1500 inputs and outputs under full operating load conditions, and a front panel jack-set that allows the insertion of external frequencies while at the same time disconnecting the input line(s) to the system.
It features the company's convenient Quick Disconnect(TM) connector, which allows users to move away from their desk, computer or telephone without disconnecting the call or removing the headset.