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disengage

[‚dis·ən′gāj]
(engineering)
To break the contact between two objects.
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The first offer is to introduce identified "lead workers", who can provide continuity of support and contact for those young people who are most at risk of disengaging from education.
To simulate the conditions under which the emergency cooling system might need the generator's backup power, the test required disengaging the system from the reactor and disconnecting the generator from external sources of electric power, according to the report.
GRI Pool Alarms sound an alert when a person (usually a child) opens the door to the swimming pool area without disengaging the Pool Alarm first.
Workers in disengaging workplaces are more than twice as likely to report their organization is letting people go as are those in engaging workplaces.
The unit provides utility customers with three new capabilities: telephone line coupling and splitting, front panel audio jacks for injecting exterior frequencies while disengaging the phone lines, and the ability to insert a 50/60 Hz filter in series with oncoming lines.
Paul played a significant role in disengaging Xerox from its financial services business and in guiding a 350 percent increase in patent activity during his tenure.
As printing takes place, RibbonRation controls the feed of ink-transferring ribbon to each print station, individually disengaging printheads when their ink is not required.
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