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deactivation

[dē‚ak·tə′vā·shən]
(chemistry)
Rendering inactive, as of a catalyst.
Loss of radioactivity.
(metallurgy)
Chemical removal of the active constituents of a corrosive liquid.
(mining engineering)
Treatment of one or more species of mineral particles to reduce floating during froth flotation.

deactivation

The reduction or removal of the corrosive qualities of water, usually by passing the water through a deactivator while hot.
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Deterra is literally a life-saver, providing a new, cost-effective solution for law enforcement to deactivate and dispose of leftover prescription drugs at any time.
Householders must ensure they have a nominated key holder who knows how to deactivate the alarm in case this happens while they are away.
We see so much potential in having Twin Cities Orthopedics join the partnership program, and lead the way in empowering patients to safely deactivate and dispose of leftover prescriptions," said Jason Sundby, president and CEO of Verde Technologies.
The only scientifically proven technology to safely deactivate and dispose of leftover prescription medications, Deterra now places the power to reduce prescription drug abuse and misuse directly in the hands of parents, grandparents and communities across the country, by providing a way to safely remove unused prescription medications, including opioids, antibiotics, transdermal patches and other medications, from the home.
A service technician would use a wireless PDA or similar device to contact the vehicle's chassis control module, log in and enter the vehicle VIN number, then access the service program, and deactivate the locks.
Formulations are one way to prevent abuse and misuse, but effective ways to deactivate and dispose of drugs are equally as important.
CRACKDOWN: Mobile operators will be able to deactivate stolen phones
Current prices in the region do not justify continued operation of these Wallingford units and our internal projections show that the right economic decision is to deactivate them for at least two years, and perhaps as long as four," said Paul T.
The research demonstrates that ionic silver has the potential to deactivate viruses in a relatively short period of time," said Jeff Trogolo, Ph.
Nevertheless, fly scientists are abuzz with the news and anxious to see if Golic's technique deactivate each of the genes revealed by the genome's sequencing.
Due to a supplier manufacturing problem, the contact buckle may not properly deactivate the passenger side air bag(s).
Created to address the concerns of child air bag safety in two-seat vehicles like the Boxster, the new Porsche child seats will both mechanically and electronically deactivate the passenger side air bag when properly installed on the front passenger seat.