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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 customers are provided with no option to remain with Verizon and are warned that if they don't act before the disconnection data, they will no longer be able to transfer their phone number to a different provider.
From disconnections to connections: Expanding our worldviews and relational competencies through the Enneagram Personality Typology.
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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.
This particular approach was chosen because of the role of disconnections in the etiology and maintenance of eating disorders and the fact that eating disorders occur predominantly in women.
After the council requests a disconnection, we have five days to give a quote, five to plan the job and either 15 or 35 days to carry it out.
Untrained users such as people who use appliances--medical equipment, coffee machines, or gardening equipment--are likely to enjoy and better appreciate making quick disconnections with couplings.
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The CQG06 is an economical connection device for instant, safe, and spill-free disconnections and reconnections.
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