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1. To separate or unfasten; disconnect.
2. To remove from association or union with something.
References in classic literature ?
Art makes the same effort which a sensual prosperity makes; namely to detach the beautiful from the useful, to do up the work as unavoidable, and, hating it, pass on to enjoyment.
Detach the red end cap hubs from the white hubs on the center section.
8 million latex pacifiers that age faster than normal, causing the nipple to detach and choke children.
Studio Store is recalling about 3,800 rattles and 1,000 pairs of sandals that bear the image of the cartoon character Tweety because small parts of each product can detach and pose a choking hazard to young children.
BB was a ``poison pill'' strategy by the board to make it more difficult for the Valley to detach from the LAUSD.