uncouple


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uncouple

[¦ən′kəp·əl]
(engineering)
To unscrew or disengage.
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That process consists of three successive steps that take a total of 3 minutes: production of transparent plastic plates using extrusion or calendering; cutting light-guide shapes out of the plates with a laser; and creating the complex uncouple structure with laser processing.
Jones, a lifetime Republican who was appointed to the federal bench by President Bush in 2002, neatly cut through the fog of ambiguity conjured by proponents to declare that intelligent design is not science and "cannot uncouple itself from its creationist, and thus religious, antecedents.
When the opportunity arose to uncouple the servers from the storage systems, everyone but the server vendors rejoiced.
Manufactured as one moving part for easier maintenance, the simple design includes a quarter turn reverse to save time and it is easier than having to uncouple the supply line and turn the entire hose several times.
One can't uncouple the drama from the performances in ballets like The Seagull, Nijinsky, or his reflection on the September 11 attacks on the United States, Winterreise, in which the dancers' stylish charm and unhasty sensuality fill out the sober drama of the choreography.
The new robust thread design, claimed to provide a strong, effective transfer of energy, ensures that the components stay rigidly in place, yet are easier to uncouple.
Riyadh launched a process of privatisation of public companies in 1997 in order to reduce bureaucracy and uncouple their development from fluctuations in oil prices, which currently regulate the Government's investment capacity.