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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.
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decouple

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

(diˈkʌp əl)

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


Past participle: decoupled
Gerund: decoupling

Imperative
decouple
decouple
Present
I decouple
you decouple
he/she/it decouples
we decouple
you decouple
they decouple
Preterite
I decoupled
you decoupled
he/she/it decoupled
we decoupled
you decoupled
they decoupled
Present Continuous
I am decoupling
you are decoupling
he/she/it is decoupling
we are decoupling
you are decoupling
they are decoupling
Present Perfect
I have decoupled
you have decoupled
he/she/it has decoupled
we have decoupled
you have decoupled
they have decoupled
Past Continuous
I was decoupling
you were decoupling
he/she/it was decoupling
we were decoupling
you were decoupling
they were decoupling
Past Perfect
I had decoupled
you had decoupled
he/she/it had decoupled
we had decoupled
you had decoupled
they had decoupled
Future
I will decouple
you will decouple
he/she/it will decouple
we will decouple
you will decouple
they will decouple
Future Perfect
I will have decoupled
you will have decoupled
he/she/it will have decoupled
we will have decoupled
you will have decoupled
they will have decoupled
Future Continuous
I will be decoupling
you will be decoupling
he/she/it will be decoupling
we will be decoupling
you will be decoupling
they will be decoupling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been decoupling
you have been decoupling
he/she/it has been decoupling
we have been decoupling
you have been decoupling
they have been decoupling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been decoupling
you will have been decoupling
he/she/it will have been decoupling
we will have been decoupling
you will have been decoupling
they will have been decoupling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been decoupling
you had been decoupling
he/she/it had been decoupling
we had been decoupling
you had been decoupling
they had been decoupling
Conditional
I would decouple
you would decouple
he/she/it would decouple
we would decouple
you would decouple
they would decouple
Past Conditional
I would have decoupled
you would have decoupled
he/she/it would have decoupled
we would have decoupled
you would have decoupled
they would have decoupled
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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"
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Translations

decouple

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

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

vtentkoppeln
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References in periodicals archive ?
Moreover, the DPP administration and the Green camp have tried to derail any agendas on inter-Strait civilian, religious, academic and youth exchanges and decouple respective exchanges between the mainland and Taiwan for their political gains.
It is further illustrated that the predictive controller does not decouple plants automatically and, therefore, some tuning methods are necessary to obtain the dynamic decoupling effect.
Organizational mission alignment with the regulation as well as the legal (or legitimacy) penalties incurred by the firm are suggested to affect managerial decisions to decouple (Durand et al., 2017).
When you decouple your processes, you minimize the impact of viscosity fluctuations.
Wang, "Decouple indicators on the C[O.sub.2] emission-economic growth linkage: The Jiangsu Province case," Ecological Indicators, vol.
For any MIMO system with a full rank transfer matrix, a compensator can be designed to decouple it [17].
The crossover bridge allows the building return water to blend with the supply water and is intended to hydraulically decouple the building from the chilled water distribution system.
Up to now, there is no scheme proposed to decouple the crosstalk.
Zhang, "Power Filter Based on current decouple control," Light Technology, vol.
Vives, "Identifying geochemical processes using End Member Mixing Analysis to decouple chemical components for mixing ratio calculations," Journal of Hydrology, vol.
If demand trends affect the decision to decouple, decoupling would be endogenous to demand.