Examples of disengage in a Sentence
The two dancers moved together in a series of quick movements before disengaging and leaping apart.
Put the car in gear, and then slowly disengage the clutch while pressing on the gas pedal.
If there is a malfunction, the gears will automatically disengage.
Recent Examples of disengage from the Web
People who would otherwise be disengaged from whatever luge is – sledding down a narrow, serpentine track – have suddenly taken a shine to it.
And there are noteworthy insights to be gleaned from the reports, which detail both computer glitches that cause systems to disengage on their own and interventions that occur when human safety drivers wrest control from their robot masters.
Robert Thompson, a media studies expert at Syracuse University, has heard of example after example of current-events consumers deciding to disengage from disturbing news.
Browns defensive tackle Trevon Coley disengaged his block against Hroniss Grasu back and freed his left hand to tip the pass upward.
This new generation is too soft, selfish, self-absorbed, disengaged and so on.
Ward sat the first 12 minutes after halftime and played just 1:11 after that, getting in a heated discussion with Izzo on the sideline and looking disengaged from his teammates in the final 6-plus minutes.
If an adviser ever needs to disengage, there is no need to unwind the structure from a legal and tax perspective.
Secretary of the Army nominee Vincent Viola withdrew from consideration in February, citing trouble disengaging with his business ties.
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