verb (used with object), un·cou·pled, un·cou·pling.
verb (used without object), un·cou·pled, un·cou·pling.
Origin of uncouple
Related Words for uncouplingdivorce, partition, rupture, disconnection, disengagement, dissolution, disunion, division, divorcement, separation, split-up
Examples from the Web for uncoupling
Contemporary Examples of uncoupling
To get real insight into public figures, we must watch them uncoupling, reinventing themselves as individuals.Kristen Stewart, Katie Holmes, and the Summer of Break-Up Porn
August 13, 2012
Historical Examples of uncoupling
He helped at the shunting, coupling, and uncoupling with the best.Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City
S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett
When she heard that the uncoupling of the parlour car had caused a delay, she groaned.Dr. Dumany's Wife
All morning it came in a seemingly endless chain; uncoupling link by link, only to weld together again.Garrison's Finish
W. B. M. Ferguson
A brakeman was just uncoupling the express car when Curly dived underneath and nestled close to the trucks.Crooked Trails and Straight
William MacLeod Raine
The arrangement of uncoupling, or throwing hooks out of gear, is extremely simple and effective.