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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.

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Under CRA's telecom complaint resolution process; consumers with complaints are free to approach the CRA if their complaint lodged directly to their service provider about a mobile service disconnection remains unresolved for 48 hours, or 72 hours in case of fixed-line disconnection.
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.
On one occasion, a local authority had to step in and pay a landlord's electricity bill to prevent apartment owners being made homeless because of the threat of disconnection.
To illustrate how RCT can be put to practical use in a middle school setting, we will return to the vignette of Gabrielle and her circle of friends using the five Es (i.e., encourage client self-empathy; explore clients' relational images; educate clients about power; explain disconnections and conflict, and expand clients' relational capacities).
From a relational perspective, counseling can provide a context within which clients can learn about relational challenges associated with self-injury, focusing on exploring disconnections with self and others.
FREEZE on disconnections for Britain's poorest households until fuel costs come down.
And then there are the "wilderness" of our own personal disconnections, personal dislocations, personal discomforts and personal distresses.
Integrating R/CT into this PMFTG approach may strengthen outcomes, because this addition ensures that the PMFTG is gender informed (patients are predominantly female) and that it teaches families how to identify and negotiate disconnections emerging from and sustaining these illnesses.
A council spokesman said: "Much planned demolition still on hold, because we're waiting for disconnections.
Fittings can take a longer time to disengage and re-install, but may be the connection of choice if disconnections are not time sensitive.
Mobile clients in wireless environments suffer from scarce bandwidth, low-quality communication, frequent network disconnections (either volunteer or involunteer), and limited local resources (computing power, battery, storage, display, etc).