disconnect[dis′kə nekt′, dis′kə nekt′]
disconnect definition by Webster's New World
to break or undo the connection of; separate, detach, unplug, etc.
to become disconnected
- a disconnection, as in an electrical system
- Informal a lack of communication or compatibility: a disconnect between her beliefs and her behavior
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- disconnection noun
disconnect definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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.
To sever or interrupt a connection.noun
A lack of connection; a disparity: “There is a cosmic disconnect between what the voters want and what the party of the corporate interests can give them” (Bob Herbert).
- disˌcon·necˈtion noun