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disconnect

dis kuh nekt

  • n  an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding)
    there is a vast disconnect between public opinion and federal policy
  • v  pull the plug of (electrical appliances) and render inoperable
  • v  make disconnected, disjoin or unfasten

  • After his book The Republican War on Science became a best seller in 2005, journalist Chris Mooney decided to find out what the disconnect is between scientists and regular people .
  • This disconnect is probably just temporary.
  • The most obvious reason for that disconnect is jobs: despite the signs of a turnaround, unemployment remains stubbornly high at 9.
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 21, 2013 - Sports Illustrated
  • 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.
    June 20, 2013 - Sports Illustrated
  • 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 ...
    June 17, 2013 - Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance
Quotes

  • Adm William Fallon in ABC News (blog)
    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...
  • Matan Vilnai in 940 News
    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...
  • Barack Obama in Forbes
    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...

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