defuse

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defuse

[di′fyüz]
(ordnance)
To remove the fuse from a munition.
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The officials were defusing the bomb when it exploded due to which five officials of the Bomb Disposal Unit and four other people were injured.
Heavy contingent of police and bomb disposal squad rushed the site and cordoned off the area.
Earlier, a mock fire fighting exercise, a bomb disposal exercise and a hazardous material exercise took place.
Both martyred and injured personal of bomb disposal squad were shifted to nearby Mamad Gat Hospital.
The report says members of the bomb disposal force may be "more susceptible because of the repetitive exposure to traumatic situations".
and RLC BOMB DISPOSAL have now done their job so we have all cleared!" Last month, the bomb disposal squad were called to a canal after a fisherman found what he thought was a grenade and shotgun bullet.
"The bomb disposal team carried out a controlled explosion by around 2.45pm and the allclear was given at 3.15pm.
Officers called in the bomb disposal unit and the object was removed.
BOMB disposal teams were called to a south Wales village yesterday after a dog walker found a number of "suspicious items" near woods.
JAMSHORO -- A Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) defused five bombs which were found near the entrance of Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) in Jamshoro on Wednesday morning.
AN army bomb disposal team was called to a Gateshead estate after police discovered "suspicious items" inside a house.
A BOMB disposal team were called to a quiet residential street last night.