disconnect

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (verb) IPA (key): /dɪskəˈnɛkt/
  • (noun) IPA (key): /dɪskəˈnɛkt/ or /ˈdɪskənɛkt/
  • Hyphenation: dis‧con‧nect

Verb[change]

Plain form
disconnect

Third-person singular
disconnects

Past tense
disconnected

Past participle
disconnected

Present participle
disconnecting

  1. (transitive) If you disconnect something, you remove the connection between an appliance with its electrical power source.
  2. (transitive) Of a person, to become detached or withdrawn.

Noun[change]

Singular
disconnect

Plural
disconnects

  1. A disconnect is a switch used to isolate a portion of an electrical circuit.