deactivation definition

  • noun:
    • the act of deactivating one thing, such a bomb
    • The act or means of deactivating.
    • loss in radioactivity: stated of radium and its emanations, and of various other radio-active substances.
    • splitting up a military device (by transfers or discharges)
    • the act of deactivating or making inadequate (as a bomb)

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