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Verb: decouple  dee'kú-pul
  1. Disconnect or separate
    "decouple the hounds";
    - uncouple
     
  2. Regard as unconnected
    "decouple our foreign policy from ideology";
    - dissociate
     
  3. (physics) eliminate airborne shock waves from (an explosive)
     
  4. (electronics) reduce or eliminate the coupling of (one circuit or part to another)

Derived forms: decouples, decoupled, decoupling

Type of: differentiate, disconnect, distinguish, do away with, eliminate, extinguish, get rid of, secern, secernate, separate, severalise [Brit], severalize, tell, tell apart

Encyclopedia: Decouple, duplicate, discriminate