disconnect disconnect  /dɪs kə ˈnɛkt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding)
  2. (v) pull the plug of (electrical appliances) and render inoperable
  3. (v) make disconnected, disjoin or unfasten

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. This disconnect is probably just temporary.
  2. The most obvious reason for that disconnect is jobs: despite the signs of a turnaround, unemployment remains stubbornly high at 9.
  3. But more and more Americans are now opting to disconnect from the grid i.

News

  1. Suns set to alter color scheme logo next season

    The disconnect between the Suns’ current jersey style and their recently remodeled court suggested an inevitable change, but it seems the start of that shift in design will begin as soon as next season.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  2. Phoenix Suns to tweak color scheme, logo

    The disconnect between the Suns’ current jersey style and their recently remodeled court suggested an inevitable change, but it seems the start of that shift in design will begin as soon as next season.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  3. Disconnect Raises $3.5 Million to Change the Future of Online Privacy

    Disconnect , a fast-growing market leader in online privacy and security software, is announcing today the completion of a $3.5 million Series A round led by FirstMark Capital. The round brings the company's ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Recent press reports suggesting a disconnect between my views and the president's policy objectives have become a distraction at a critical time and hamper efforts in the Centcom region," Fallon said at the time. "And although I don't...
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Adm William Fallon Source: ABC News (blog)

  2. "We need to understand that when Gaza is open to the other side we lose responsibility for it," Vilnai said. "So we want to disconnect from it. We want to stop supplying electricity to them, stop supplying them with water and medicine, so...
    on Jan 24, 2006 By: Matan Vilnai Source: 940 News

  3. "Those 'quiet riots' that take place every day are born from the same place as the fires and the destruction and the police decked out in riot gear and the deaths," Obama said. "They happen when a sense of disconnect settles in and hope...
    on Jun 5, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: Forbes

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