Detachment

[military] A detachment (from the French détachement) is a military unit. It can either be detached from a larger unit for a specific function or (particularly in United States Military usage) be a permanent unit smaller than a battalion. The term is often used to refer to a unit that is assigned to a different base from the parent unit. A
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Detachment

[philosophy] Detachment, also expressed as non-attachment, is a state in which a person overcomes his or her attachment to desire for things, people or concepts of the world and thus attains a heightened perspective. ==Importance of the term== Detachment as release from desire and consequently from suffering is an important principle, or ev
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detachment

[n] - a small unit of troops of special composition 2. [n] - the act of releasing from an attachment or connection
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detachment

The reverse of an attachment. See also electron attachment.
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Detachment

when both blades break contact
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Detachment

when both blades break contact
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Detachment

De·tach'ment noun [ Confer French détachement .] 1. The act of detaching or separating, or the state of being detached. 2. That which is detached; especially, a body of troops or part of a fleet sent from the main body on special service. « Troops . . . widely scattered i
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detachment

1. A voluntary or involuntary feeling or emotion that accompanies a sense of separation from normal associations or environment. ... 2. Separation of a structure from its support. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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detachment

noun the act of releasing from an attachment or connection
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detachment

noun a small unit of troops of special composition
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detachment

(de-tach´mәnt) the condition of being separated or disconnected. detachment of retina , retinal detachment separation of the inner layers of the retina from the pigment epithelium, which remains attached to the choroid. This occurs most often as a result of degenera...
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Detachment

• (n.) The act of detaching or separating, or the state of being detached. • (n.) That which is detached; especially, a body of troops or part of a fleet sent from the main body on special service. • (n.) Abstraction from worldly objects; renunciation.
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Detachment

One of three distinct processes involved in erosion. This process involves the disengagement of a particle from its surroundings.
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detachment

  1. avoiding emotional involvement
  2. the act of releasing from an attachment or connection
  3. the state of being insulated
  4. a small unit of troops of special composition
  5. coming apart

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detachment

Type: Term Pronunciation: dē-tach′ment Definitions: 1. A voluntary or involuntary feeling or emotion that accompanies a sense of separation from normal associations or environment. 2. Separation of a structure from its support.
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Detachment

[film] Detachment is a 2011 American drama about the high school education system starring Adrien Brody with an ensemble supporting cast. ==Plot== Detachment is a chronicle of three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of a substitute teacher named Henry Barthes (Adrien Brody). Bar
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Detachment

[religion] ==Summary== Depiction: February 26, 2012 |Author = Original work: Josef Václav Myslbek ==Licensing== ...
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Detachment

A behavior pattern characterized by general aloofness in interpersonal contact; may include intellec
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