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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

deactivation

The reduction or removal of the corrosive qualities of water, usually by passing the water through a deactivator while hot.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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