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disconnect (someone or something) from (someone or something)

To separate someone or something from someone or something else. My phone disconnected me from my secretary when its battery suddenly died. You'll need to disconnect this pipe from that one in order to make the repair.
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disconnect someone or something from someone or something

to break the connection between things or people. The telephone operator disconnected Larry from his caller. He disconnected himself from the cords of his parachute.
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Technavio's report, Global Disconnect Switch Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.
For the AGPUs, you'll get a quick disconnect coupling used to fill AGPU reservoirs.
The aircraft reservoir is filled by pumping the fluid through the quick disconnect fitting on the ground support return port for the hydraulic system to be serviced.
Dixon's dry disconnect design options include ANSI 3156 stainless steel, brass or aluminum housings, Hastelloy(R) C276 internal parts, Teflon(R) bushings, and Viton(R) seals.
Two-Way Metering Automation System Offers Easy Installation and Optional Remote Service Disconnect Switch
The dry disconnect design utilizes a stainless steel body, AISI 3156 stainless steel and Hastelloy C276 internal parts, Teflon(R) bushings and Viton(R) seals.
The study revealed striking disconnects in perceptions between retailers and their suppliers, for example:
SpearHead's NetGAP appliance physically disconnects a company's network from the Internet, while maintaining uninterrupted communications.
The second feature disconnects the inputs to the system while injecting external frequencies to the same inputs.
PhonePrint, which uses a sophisticated signal analysis technology known as RF fingerprinting, automatically detects and disconnects calls from illegal clone phones.
When PhonePrint detects a clone, it disconnects the call within seconds.
OTCBB:NIHK), a leading provider of intelligent wireless power control products, today announced Nebraska Public Power District has tripled the size of its original March 2005 order for Nighthawk's proprietary CEO-700 whole house disconnect units as part of its ongoing program to reduce operating costs.
Now we plan to automate the process using the MAS server and build a business case for the remote disconnect feature.
PhonePrint uses a technology known as radio frequency (RF) fingerprinting to detect calls from cloned cellular phones and disconnect them automatically.