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Word: disengage

Definition: uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage

Sentences Containing 'disengage'

"Quick-release" vises employ a split nut that allows the screw to engage or disengage with a half-turn of the handle.
Along with Bad Seed, Shane, Ned and Ben play in the straight edge band, Disengage, who released a 7 song EP, "Look Back", in 2010 and a Full-Length, "Expressions", in 2011.
At around 15:00, Hoth ordered Hausser to immediately disengage with the "Das Reich", and instead redeploy to cut off escaping Soviet troops.
British media allege six errors on the part of the aircrew: The audio track includes debate around the identity of the targets and the order, from the FAC, to disengage identifying a likely "blue-on-blue" incident.
Even now, he put his hand in his coat-pocket as soon as he could disengage it, and seemed relieved when he had got it safe back.
Folsom's company was able to capture the French baggage train and the French commanding officer Jean Erdman, Baron Dieskau, as the French and Indian forces tried to disengage from Sir William Johnson's main force.
However, takfiri groups are more extreme, regarding the whole of Egyptian society as kafir, and therefore completely disengage themselves from it.
Settle requested Rosendahl's permission to disengage from the tower, but the captain "saw no need for it".
Silence ensued, and I was considering how I could best disengage my shoulder from his hand, and go away, when he said: 'I suppose you are a pretty sharp fellow still?
The National Stud disengage gradually tutelage of their long history of private farming, the many reforms in the sector were finally conducted, since 2010, the creation of the Institut français du cheval et de l'équitation.
The situation on the allies' right flank, meanwhile, had reversed and the Macedonians were forced to disengage and retreat, leaving the Rhodians to tow their damaged ships into the harbor at Chios.
These infantry attacks by both the XX and XXI Corps, known as the Battle of Megiddo, continued until midday on 21 September, when a successful flanking attack by the XXI Corps, combined with the XX Corps assault, forced the Seventh and Eighth Armies to disengage.
They turned south at full speed at 11:35 am when the British light forces failed to disengage on schedule and the rising tide meant that German capital ships would be able to clear the bar at the mouth of the Jade Estuary.
When Major Benjamin Tallmadge, who directed Townsend's espionage work, insisted that he disengage himself from his cover business to devote more time to intelligence gathering, General Washington overruled him: "it is not my opinion that Culper Junior should be advised to give up his present employment.
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