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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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Disconnecting Russia from SWIFT can motivate a number of countries to create alternative payment systems, he noted.
Any residual load or pressure not removed by disconnecting the tow bar from the tow vehicle first means you add unnecessary and excessive force to disconnect the tow bar from the aircraft.
British Gas stopped disconnecting customers in 2003 after the tragic death of an elderly couple it cut off, although it warned Ofgem it may start again next year.
Series DS2 IEC non-fused disconnect switches are suitable for rugged applications and are designed to fit control panel and motor circuit disconnecting requirements.
SSgt Fox checked the jacking procedures for disconnecting/reconnecting of the door push-pull rod and identified that the current aircraft jacking procedures only account for the disconnecting of the push-pull rod with no reference for follow-on maintenance of the rod.
Gas and electricity companies should be barred from disconnecting customers who fail to pay their bills, MPs said today.