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.
"We have always conducted our relationship privately, and we hope that as we consciously uncouple and co-parent, we will be able to continue in the same manner."
MR Carwyn Jones, our First Minister, says that independence for Scotland could possibly result in England withdrawing from the union with Wales - a move which would uncouple us from the current association with the EU because the original EU agreement was made by the Westminster Government who would have signed as either England" or as "The United Kingdom".
The driver managed to pull in to the hard shoulder and uncouple the unit from the back of the LGV.
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." In a detailed 139-page ruling, he concluded that requiring intelligent design to be taught in public schools is an unconstitutional violation of the Establishment Clause forbidding the state from promoting religion.
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.