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de·cou·ple

 (dē-kŭp′əl)
tr.v. de·cou·pled, de·cou·pling, de·cou·ples
1. Electronics To reduce or eliminate the coupling of (one circuit or part to another).
2. Physics To decrease or eliminate airborne shock waves from (an explosion) by having it take place underground.
3. To separate or detach: "Bipeds have a potential advantage over quadrupeds in decoupling their breathing from their locomotion" (Craig Stanford).

de·cou′pler n.

decouple

(ˌdiːˈkʌpəl)
vb
(Electronics) (tr) to separate (joined or coupled subsystems) thereby enabling them to exist and operate separately

de•cou•ple

(diˈkʌp əl)

v.t., v.i. -pled, -pling.
to uncouple.
[1595–1605]
de•cou′pler, n.

decouple


Past participle: decoupled
Gerund: decoupling

Imperative
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.decouple - disconnect or separatedecouple - disconnect or separate; "uncouple the hounds"
disconnect - make disconnected, disjoin or unfasten
2.decouple - regard as unconnected; "you must dissociate these two events!"; "decouple our foreign policy from ideology"
differentiate, distinguish, secern, secernate, severalise, severalize, tell apart, separate, tell - mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple"
3.decouple - eliminate airborne shock waves from (an explosive)
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
do away with, eliminate, get rid of, extinguish - terminate, end, or take out; "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts"
4.decouple - reduce or eliminate the coupling of (one circuit or part to another)
electronics - the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices
do away with, eliminate, get rid of, extinguish - terminate, end, or take out; "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts"
Translations

decouple

[diːˈkʌpl] VT (frm) → escindir (frm), desconectar

decouple

[diːˈkʌpəl] (formal) vt [+ organizations, ideas] → découpler
to decouple sth from sth → découpler qch de qch

decouple

vtentkoppeln
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