Definition of Disconnection

1. Noun. State of being disconnected.

Exact synonyms: Disconnectedness, Disjunction, Disjuncture
Generic synonyms: Separation
Specialized synonyms: Separability, Incoherence, Incoherency
Antonyms: Connectedness
Derivative terms: Disconnected, Disconnected, Disconnected, Disjoin, Disjoin, Disjoin



2. Noun. An unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding). "There is a vast disconnect between public opinion and federal policy"
Exact synonyms: Disconnect, Gulf
Generic synonyms: Disparity

3. Noun. The act of breaking a connection.
Exact synonyms: Disjunction
Generic synonyms: Separation
Derivative terms: Disconnect, Disjoin

Definition of Disconnection

1. n. The act of disconnecting, or state of being disconnected; separation; want of union.

Definition of Disconnection

1. Noun. Severance of a physical connection. ¹

2. Noun. Unexpected termination of a telephone connection. ¹

3. Noun. Absence of rapport; the nonexistence of, or a breakdown of, effective communication. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disconnection

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Disconnection

disconfirming
disconfirms
disconformable
disconformities
disconformity
discongruities
discongruity
disconjugate
disconjugate movement of eyes
disconnect
disconnectable
disconnected
disconnectedly
disconnectedness
disconnecting
disconnection
disconnection syndrome
disconnections
disconnective
disconnectivity
disconnector
disconnectors
disconnects
disconnexion
disconnexions
disconsecrate
disconsecrated
disconsecrates
disconsecrating
disconsolacy

Literary usage of Disconnection

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings by Institution of Municipal Engineers, London, Incorporated Association of Municipal and County Engineers, Association of Municipal and Sanitary Engineers and Surveyors (1886)
"The author has observed the various methods adopted by property owners and others, for effecting this disconnection, which it may be said are all more or ..."

2. A Handbook of Electrical Testing by Harry Robert Kempe (1908)
"THE localisation of a total disconnection in a cable is a very easy matter. ... Partial disconnection faults, although seldom met with in cables with ..."

3. Our Homes, and how to Make Them Healthy by Shirley Forster Murphy, Robert Brudenell Carter (1883)
"Disconnection AND VENTILATION OF DRAINS. Definition of and Necessity for Disconnection—An Example of a simple Disconnection-trap—Improve 1 Syphon« for ..."

4. Telegraphy: A Detailed Exposition of the Telegraph System of the British by Thomas Ernest Herbert (1906)
"EFFECTS OF SHORT CIRCUIT AND Disconnection IN INTERMEDIATE POSITIONS OF THE KEYS. The effect of the change from short circuit to disconnection in the ..."

5. Instructions for Testing Telegraph Lines and the Technical Arrangements of by Louis Schwendler (1878)
"It may sometimes happen that two or all three of these classes of faults occur together. Especially is this the case with disconnection and earth; and, ..."

6. Electricity in Mining by Sydney Ferris Walker (1907)
"Testing for Disconnection in Continuous- current Armature Testing for a disconnection in a continuous-current armature is sometimes necessary when the break ..."

7. A Course in Electrical Engineering by Chester Laurens Dawes (1920)
"Cable Testing—Location of a Total Disconnection.—In Chap. VII, it was shown that a grounded fault in a cable could be located by suitable resistance ..."

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