disconnect[dis′kə nekt′, dis′kə nekt′]
- a disconnection, as in an electrical system
- Informal a lack of communication or compatibility: a disconnect between her beliefs and her behavior
- disconnection noun
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verb dis·con·nect·ed, dis·con·nect·ing, dis·con·nects verb, transitive
- To sever or interrupt the connection of or between: disconnected the hose.
- Electricity To shut off the current in (an appliance) by removing its connection to a power source.
- disˌcon·necˈtion noun