Translation of uncouple in Spanish:

uncouple

desenganchar, v.

Pronunciation /ˌənˈkəpəl//ʌnˈkʌp(ə)l/

transitive verb

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    desenganchar
    to uncouple sth from sth desenganchar algo de algo
    • The train pulls into the station, the engine is uncoupled and changes ends, and then off it goes on its journey, after a procedure that normally takes approximately six minutes.
    • But on his way back to the tender he unfortunately uncouples the mortar truck, detaching it from the rest of the train.
    • Only later did we learn that the towns on the signs indicated where those cars would be uncoupled.
    • I know the importance of uncoupling the story from the reality.
    • She reached down and tried to pull the pin to uncouple the old cars, but it wouldn't budge.
    • Secondly, notions of performance should be uncoupled from notions of productivity and coupled instead with notions of quality and development.
    • The academic community has also discussed uncoupling publication from academic credit and creating buying cooperatives but made little progress.
    • Watch the gang silently take over a train, methodically uncoupling the engine and making off with a shipment of weapons while their adversaries nap in the rear car.
    • Finally, for once the idea of the ‘cutting edge’ has uncoupled itself from the notion that it must be ‘challenging.’
    • For the media industry, it is about uncoupling the value of our content from the form in which it is delivered.
    • The train was pulled into the wye South of the station to uncouple the roadrailers (Amtrak express freight cars) added in Albany and then backed into the station.
    • Mr Marshall then went back into the tunnel with firemen to uncouple three of the tankers and drive them to safety.
    • The steam engine that had hauled the MISSIONARY RIDGE LOCAL from Grand Junction was quickly uncoupled from the train, and driven onto the turntable.
    • I need you back over here pronto so we can uncouple the ships.
    • Two wagons had been uncoupled and set up at the far side as back to back dressing rooms.
    • The carriage which included the two compartments in question was uncoupled and side-tracked.
    • Police particularly want to interview anyone who saw the trailer being uncoupled from the tractor unit or can identify the vehicle which towed it away.
    • A Carman would uncouple the road engine from the train and the cars would be inspected before the yard engine came to take them to the coach yard.
    • By uncoupling our emotions from the film's many acts of violence, he frees us to draw parallels and make connections with painfully recent history.