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Definition of Decoupling

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separate; disconnect one thing from another; uncouple the coupling of one circuit or part to another (Electronics); absorb the shock of an explosion; decrease airborne shockwaves from an explosion by detonating the explosion underground
Decoupling Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
WordNet 2.0

Verb
1. disconnect or separate; "uncouple the hounds"
(synonym) uncouple
(hypernym) disconnect
2. regard as unconnected; "you must dissociate these two events!"; "decouple our foreign policy from ideology"
(synonym) dissociate
(hypernym) distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart
3. eliminate airborne shockwaves from (an explosive)
(hypernym) eliminate, get rid of, do away with
(classification) physics, physical science, natural philosophy
4. reduce or eliminate the coupling of (one circuit or part to another)
(hypernym) eliminate, get rid of, do away with
(classification) electronics
Decoupling Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webart Magic Astronomical Glossary
The point in the history of the universe when the big bang radiation is cool enough for stable atoms to form. At this point, radiation and matter decouple, and photons travel freely through the universe.
Decoupling Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
The abstract concept of coupling between two phenomena applies to so many different contexts that the cessation of coupling, or the absence of coupling between two phenomena where it would usually be expected, produces many circumstances where decoupling is a phenomenon of interest in itself.

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