- separate (a small unit) from a larger, especially for a special assignment
"detach a regiment"
- Writing English for me has nothing whatsoever to do with England. You have to detach this international language from its land of origin.
- Detach the condenser and cool the flask to approximately ambient temperature.
- Wrap the dried sample in coarse cotton cloth and rub vigorously or beat mechanically in order to detach the seeds from the hops.
- It is not necessary to cut the petioles of the leaves but in case of compound leaves it may be advisable to detach the small leaves from the axis if this has not been done in the forest.
- According to the Spanish authorities, a child older than three years might detach a suction cup from a projectile using a force higher than a force of 60 N laid down in clause 220.127.116.11 ‘test for protective components’.
- Cutting and boning: separate from the silverside and the shank by a cut following the line of the natural seam and detach from the femur; remove the aitch bone.