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dis kuh nek tid

  • v  pull the plug of (electrical appliances) and render inoperable
  • v  make disconnected, disjoin or unfasten
  • a  (music) marked by or composed of disconnected parts or sounds; cut short crisply
  • s  having been divided; having the unity destroyed
    Congress...gave the impression of...a confusing sum of disconnected local forces"-Samuel Lubell
  • s  marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions
  • s  not plugged in or connected to a power source
    the iron is disconnected
  • s  lacking orderly continuity
    disconnected fragments of a story

  • Carved into the AK-47's stock were disconnected words: "freedom," "victory," "Hezbollah.
  • He orders the tube disconnected on March 18.
  • The cars jerked, bucked, stalled, made rude noises and generally misbehaved until wild-eyed owners took the cars to have the system disconnected.
News & Articles

  • Traffic signal light at Central and Arnold streets nears completion
    The traffic signal lights at the intersection of Central Avenue and Arnold Street have been restored although the pole on the northwest corner of the intersection remains disconnected, according to a press release from the city's Public Works Department.
    June 12, 2013 - Marshfield News Herald
  • How You Can Get Involved in Youth Jobs+
    In April, President Obama issued a challenge to local elected officials and business and community leaders: work together to connect young people with summer and year-round job opportunities. Through its Youth Jobs+ initiative, the Administration is working to both increase employment opportunities for low-income or disconnected youth and decrease juvenile violence. This initiative builds off ...
    June 12, 2013 - The White House

  • Kent Conrad in International Herald Tribune
    The president's budget is filled with debt and deception, disconnected from reality and continues to move America in the wrong direction,said Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad, a Democrat.
  • Pat Riley in SI.com
    I'm going to be displaced for a while, but not disconnected at all,Riley said.
  • Zhou Xiaochuan in New York Times
    Mr. Zhou said the goal of reforming the international monetary system was to "create an international reserve currency that is disconnected from individual nations and is able to remain stable in the long run."

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