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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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PLUMBERS ARRESTEDAbout 12 plumbers employed by the county government to reconnect water in homes where water companies have disconnected it have been arrested and charged with illegal connection and have been slapped with bonds of Sh500,000 each.On Saturday, the governor said he would organise a fundraiser to secure the freedom of the plumbers, accusing the police of imposing trumped up charges against them.
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