from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. Electronics To reduce or eliminate the coupling of (one circuit or part to another).
- transitive v. Physics To decrease or eliminate airborne shock waves from (an explosion) by having it take place underground.
- transitive v. To separate or detach: "There's not the slightest possibility that America would be decoupled from Europe by the pursuit of this vital initiative” ( Caspar W. Weinberger).
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- v. to unlink; to take apart
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. regard as unconnected
- v. disconnect or separate
- v. reduce or eliminate the coupling of (one circuit or part to another)
- v. eliminate airborne shock waves from (an explosive)
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