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To connect or disconnect a machine or piece of equipment

alarm

verb

to fix an alarm to something

attach

verb

to connect one machine or piece of equipment to another

automate

verb

to change a factory, office, or process so that machines do the work instead of people

close

verb

to make a connection in an electric circuit

connect

verb

to join something to a supply of electricity, water etc

disconnect

verb

to stop the supply of gas, water, or electricity, or the telephone service to a building

disconnect

verb

to stop a machine or piece of equipment from being connected to a supply of electricity, water, or gas

earth

verb

to connect a piece of electrical equipment to the ground so that it is safe

fit

verb

to add a piece of equipment to something else

fit out

to put equipment into a room or building so that it can be used for a particular purpose

fit up

to put equipment into a room or building so that it can be used for a particular purpose

ground

verb

to earth a piece of electrical equipment

hook into

to become connected to something such as a computer network or phone system

hook up

to connect two pieces of electrical or electronic equipment together, or to connect a piece of equipment to a computer or power supply

hook up

to connect something to a piece of equipment, especially using a hook

install

verb

to put a piece of equipment somewhere and make it ready for use

installation

noun

the process of putting a new system or piece of equipment in its place and making it ready for use

jack in

to connect two pieces of electronic or computer equipment so that you can start using them

plug in

to connect a piece of equipment to an electricity supply or to another piece of equipment

plug in

to be connected to an electricity supply or to another piece of equipment

plug into

to connect a piece of equipment to an electricity supply or to another piece of equipment

plug into

if a piece of equipment plugs into something, it is connected to an electricity supply or to another piece of equipment

plumb in

to connect a piece of equipment such as a washing machine to the water pipes in a room so that water can flow to and from it

put in

to fix something such as equipment in the place where it will be used and make it ready to use

reconnect

verb

to provide a service such as water, electricity, or the telephone again after it had been stopped

rig

verb

to provide something with a piece of equipment, especially secretly

set

verb

to make a piece of equipment ready to operate

set up

to make a piece of equipment ready for use

unplug

verb

to separate a piece of equipment from a power supply by taking its plug out of an electric socket

wire

verb

to connect a piece of electrical equipment to something, or to connect the wires inside a piece of equipment

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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