defuse definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to eliminate the fuse from (an explosive product).
    • In order to make more secure, anxious, or aggressive: a diplomatic move that defused the international crisis.
    • To disorder; in order to make shapeless.
    • to eliminate the fuse from; to deactivate (a bomb or other explosive device) or ensure it is ineffective.
    • In order to make more secure.
  • verb:
    • to eliminate the fuse from (a bomb, etc.).
    • which will make more secure, anxious, or hostile.
    • To disorder; to make shapeless.
    • get rid of the triggering product from
  • others:
    • an such like. See diffuse, etc.

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