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None of those acquisitions worked out, they noted, and the companies soon uncoupled.
Our hospitals and medical specialty organizations can help reduce overtesting by uncoupling physician pay and test ordering.
There was no need for the firemen to uncouple a line of hose from the reel.
FROM PLACE TO PLACEIRVIN S. COBB
She never relaxed her efforts to break the lovers' hold upon each other's arms, to unbind them, to uncouple them.
GERMINIE LACERTEUXEDMOND AND JULES DE GONCOURT
He sent his fireman back to the first car, with orders to uncouple the engine.
But the law of New York State says that married couples shall not uncouple amicably and intelligently.
When they attempted to start that train, didn't they rush on and uncouple the cars?
He wanted an engine—needed one right bad—and he couldn't wait to uncouple the car.
To uncouple is to release dogs from the leash that fastened them together; see P. Pl.
Tell Pedro the moment he hears the bell ring to uncouple the rear car.

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