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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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Generally it is meant as a guide to help avoid disconnections by addressing the issue earlier in the debt-collection pathway.
2) explore students' relational images; 3) educate students about power; 4) explain disconnections (routine, cultural/societal, and traumatic) and conflict; and 5) expand students' relational capacities.
And disconnection rates are set to soar again this year on the back of massive increases in fuel bills announced over the last few weeks.
Our ancestors were all under the cloud"--we have all experienced the mystery of what we believe to be God's guidance; "and all [have] passed through the sea"--we have all experienced a deep sense of God's liberating acts of salvation in the midst of particular and, perhaps, uniquely threatening circumstances; "and all were baptized into Moses in the cloud and the sea"--we have all been baptized into the family of God; "and all ate the same spiritual food, and all drank the same spiritual drink"--we have all tasted of the communion meal and experienced intimacy with God and with other people which can bridge the disconnections.
But on occasions, the council has contacted our disconnection staff directly, which caused delays.
2, 9] present an asynchronous stateful (AS) invalidation scheme where each mobile client maintains its own Home Location Cache (HLC) to deal with the disconnections.
Research shows catheter disconnection is preventable.
Npower accounted for nearly half of all leccy disconnections - up a huge 62% - and a third of all gas disconnections.
Residential customers who have past due balances and have failed to establish a payment plan or are not honoring a payment plan agreement will be subject to service disconnection beginning in April.
The problem can often lead to customers falling into debt and potentially facing disconnection, it said.
Against this background, MPs are now widening the scope of a Parliamentary inquiry into disconnections so they can question fuel suppliers about price rises.