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Disconnect   /dɪskənˈɛkt/   Listen
Disconnect

verb
(past & past part. disconnected; pres. part. disconnecting)
1.
Pull the plug of (electrical appliances) and render inoperable.  Synonym: unplug.
2.
Make disconnected, disjoin or unfasten.






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"Disconnect" Quotes from Famous Books



... to disconnect the exhaust and fill the chamber with water. The man in there had disconnected his air-hose and ...
— Boy Scouts in a Submarine • G. Harvey Ralphson

... help and some sort of righting—one could not imagine quite what. There he was as a fact, as a by-product of the system that heaped my cousins with trinkets and provided the comic novels and the abundant cigars and spacious billiard-room of my uncle's house. I couldn't disconnect him ...
— The New Machiavelli • Herbert George Wells

... money. Money is power. Love is the grandest thing on God's earth, but fortunate the lover who has plenty of money. Money is power; money has powers; and for a man to say, "I do not want money," is to say, "I do not wish to do any good to my fellowmen." It is absurd thus to talk. It is absurd to disconnect them. This is a wonderfully great life, and you ought to spend your time getting money, because of the power there is in money. And yet this religious prejudice is so great that some people think it is a great honor to be one of God's poor. I am looking in the faces ...
— Russell H. Conwell • Agnes Rush Burr

... called down a seven-inch tube to an apartment in the depths,—a central station of pipes and wires, to be used as a last resort,—directing the officer on post to notify the chief engineer of the damage, and to order the quartermasters in the steering-room to disconnect their wheel and stand by. This was answered, and the captain resumed his lookout, one hand ...
— "Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea • Morgan Robertson

... obvious course of zoological reasoning in mind, let us endeavour for a moment to disconnect our thinking selves from the mask of humanity; let us imagine ourselves scientific Saturnians, if you will, fairly acquainted with such animals as now inhabit the Earth, and employed in discussing the relations they bear to a new and singular 'erect ...
— Lectures and Essays • T.H. Huxley



Words linked to "Disconnect" :   plug in, decouple, divide, connect, part, disparity, detach, undo, uncouple, disunite, separate



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