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defuse

[di′fyüz]
(ordnance)
To remove the fuse from a munition.
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Meanwhile, security forces foiled a terror bid after they defused a 5-kilogram bomb in the Pir Qayyum area of Kurram Agency.
An explosives expert examined the 20-kilogram bomb and defused it, it added.
Troops averted a major tragedy when they detected and defused a powerful IED at Shalateng area during their road opening to facilitate movement of VIP convoy on Srinagar- Baramulla road," Srinagar based defence spokesman said.
HERO: The huge bomb which was defused by Sgt Michael Gibson
When the suitcase was opened, there was a bomb in it, which was defused.
The explosives are usually defused or detonated by experts without causing injuries.
Meanwhile, 10 ready-to-fire rockets were recovered from Jangal area of Kang district and were defused, the district chief, Mohammad Juma Elmi, said.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Four rockets and three bombs were defused on Thursday by security forces in separate areas of Baghdad, according to Baghdad Operations Command.
Summary: France says a parcel bomb intercepted last week en route from Yemen to the US was defused just 17 minutes before it was due to go off.
KARACHI, June 26 -- Five bomb blasts hit railway tracks in lower Sindh late on Friday, while three homemade bombs were also defused.
Captain Owers, of Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, defused an average of one bomb every two days and is credited with saving the lives of countless British troops.
So the question remains as to what Obama has really defused.