Definitions for "Detachment"
Separation of the siding material — veneer or stucco — from its attachment to the house.
A term for the inner loosening of addictive and often overwhelming dependence upon those tendencies which control and dominate the ego. Egoic attachment to many influences, things, desires, and tendencies so distorts the inner world of human being that there is little freedom. Freedom then can only be gained by a severing of or a stepping back from those ties, called detachment. Normally detachment is gained through spiritual practice. In the Christian tradition, detachment is called apeithia.
the act of releasing from an attachment or connection
That which is detached; especially, a body of troops or part of a fleet sent from the main body on special service.
a small unit of troops of special composition
A detachment is a military unit. It can either be detached from a larger unit for a specific function or (particularly in United States Army 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.
The situation in which both blades break contact.
A behavior pattern characterized by general aloofness in interpersonal contact; may include intellectualization, denial, and superficiality.
when both blades break contact
The process of removing particles of soil literally by ripping or tearing them from the soil fabric or soil matrix.
The process of a soil particle, nutrient, or pesticide breaking free from its position in the soil.
The removal of transportable fragments of soil material from a soil mass by an eroding agent, usually falling raindrops, running water, or wind; through detachment, soil particles or aggregates are made ready for transport.
an office or building where RCMP members are stationed to provide law enforcement and crime prevention services within certain boundaries
a small number of men moving out from their permanent station to another place with necessary paraphernalia for a few days stay and work as required, on completion of which they return to their original station
Abstraction from worldly objects; renunciation.
Transfer of biofilm particulate constituents (cells, polymers, precipitates) from the biofilm to the fluid bathing the biofilm.
Generally refers to the riposte (by detachment) after a parry. In contrast to a parry riposte with opposition.
the state of being isolated or detached; "the insulation of England was preserved by the English Channel"
Keywords:  apart, coming
coming apart
avoiding emotional involvement
Keywords:  separating, act
The act of detaching or separating, or the state of being detached.