disengagement

[ dis-en-geyj-muh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF disengagement

Synonyms for disengagement

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Yet more, this condensation is accompanied by the disengagement of heat.

The disengagement of the oxide of carbon diminishes, and soon stops.

The beat disengage is simply a beat followed by a disengagement.

Aretino completed the disengagement of Italian from Latin comedy.

"I don't know," said Maria Dolores, with disengagement real or feigned.

It is dissolved by the oxygen acids with the disengagement of oxygen gas.

Lever D controls the engagement or disengagement of the vertical or cross feeds for the head on the cross-rail.

Pour the water on the iron, add the acid, and when the disengagement of gas has nearly ceased, boil for ten minutes.

Attack and parade, disengagement and thrust—the battle was waged over the uneven ground of the wood.

Efferves′cent, boiling or bubbling from the disengagement of gas; Efferves′cible.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s; see disengage + -ment.

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