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defuse

[di′fyüz]
(ordnance)
To remove the fuse from a munition.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Bomb Disposal Unit was called to defuse the bomb.
Frankfurt officials also explained that it chose to defuse it on Sunday to minimize impact on city life and operations.
The American bomb in Frankfurt was found during construction work last month and officials chose Sunday to defuse it, giving them time to prepare the operation and minimizing disruption in Germany's financial capital.
The aerial drone can fly for ten minutes and is equipped with a water gun that is shot remotely to defuse a bomb.
"In an effort to help defuse the current tensions, he is travelling to the region today (Tuesday 20 October 2015) to meet with Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Abbas, and other senior officials.
As regards the system's ability to defuse different types of mines, including acoustic, limpet (also magnetic) and pressure-activated mines, Jarreh stated, "We are using specific minesweepers for defusing each type of mines, but this (newly unveiled) system can clear one or two types of naval mines simultaneously."
It could have taken hours to defuse each one and he must have been exhausted at times."
Police sent members of the Explosive Engineering Unit to the area to defuse them.
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Summary: Iranian security officials managed to defuse a bomb on a Tehran-bound passenger airliner.
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Here is the basic premise of Lights Out." 1) a bully or bullies start picking on Gun; 2) Gun tries to defuse the situation using nonviolent techniques (reason, persuasion); 3) Gun's attempts to defuse the situation fail miserably, and he is subjected to physical abuse; 4) Gun doesn't respond to said abuse (he thinks of his dear old morn, who hates it when he fights); 5) the physical abuse escalates; 6) Gun grits his teeth (this is the equivalent of Bruce Banner transforming into the Hulk); 7) Gun unleashes a devastating counterattack that reduces his enemies to quivering puddings.