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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disconnect  \Dis`con*nect"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Disconnected}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Disconnecting}.] 
  To  dissolve  the  union  or  connection  of  to  disunite;  to 
  sever;  to  separate;  to  disperse. 
 
  The  commonwealth  itself  would  .  .  .  be  disconnected 
  into  the  dust  and  powder  of  individuality.  --Burke. 
 
  This  restriction  disconnects  bank  paper  and  the 
  precious  metals.  --Walsh. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disconnected 
  adj  1:  marked  by  or  composed  of  disconnected  parts  or  sounds; 
  (music)  cut  short  crisply;  "staccato  applause";  "a 
  staccato  command";  "staccato  notes"  [syn:  {staccato}] 
  [ant:  {legato}] 
  2:  having  been  divided;  having  the  unity  destroyed; 
  "Congress...gave  the  impression  of...a  confusing  sum  of 
  disconnected  local  forces"-Samuel  Lubell;  "a  league  of 
  disunited  nations"-  E.B.White;  "a  fragmented  coalition"; 
  "a  split  group"  [syn:  {disunited},  {fragmented},  {split}] 
  3:  marked  by  sudden  changes  in  subject  and  sharp  transitions; 
  "abrupt  prose"  [syn:  {abrupt}] 
  4:  not  plugged  in  or  connected  to  a  power  source;  "the  iron  is 
  disconnected" 
  5:  lacking  orderly  continuity;  "a  confused  set  of 
  instructions";  "a  confused  dream  about  the  end  of  the 
  world";  "disconnected  fragments  of  a  story";  "scattered 
  thoughts"  [syn:  {confused},  {disjointed},  {disordered},  {garbled}, 
  {illogical},  {scattered},  {unconnected}] 




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