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defuse

[di′fyüz]
(ordnance)
To remove the fuse from a munition.
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2-mile radius of the bomb defusing site to local gyms, stadiums and cafes, police said, according to (http://www.
The supplier shall provide evidence that he has experience in the production and distribution of defusing robots and can show reference customers in the evacuation / defusing explosives and ordnance detection.
COURAGE J Wilson won George Cross for defusing Nazi UXBs
Staff Sergeant Kim Hughes of the Royal Logistics Corps, received the George Cross at the Investiture ceremony in Buckingham Palace, for putting his life on the line defusing improvised explosive devices (IED) to clear a path to a group of injured soldiers.
One of the rockets exploded while police were defusing it," police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzay said.
Similar to its significant and pivotal role in defusing sanctions all throughout the last 32 years (after the victory of the Islamic Revolution of Iran), the Defense Ministry will strive in the new year to take long strides towards economic independence and self-sufficiency and to further defuse the sanctions through research, planning, creativity, innovation and new achievements," the minister reiterated.
HANGU -- The Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) here Tuesday averted an attempt of sabotage by defusing an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by unknown miscreant near a slaughter house.
PESHAWAR -- The Bomb Disposal Squad foiled a bid of terrorism by defusing a low intensity bomb on busy Pando road here Thursday.
PESHAWAR -- Officials of Bomb Disposal Unit (BDU) foiled a terror bid after defusing a time device carrying six kilogram explosives near Ring Road on Friday.
He added that the two car bombs were prepared to go off if the military units approach to them, pointing out that the defusing process took place without casualties.
KOBLENZ, Germany, Muharram 9, 1433, Dec 4, 2011, SPA -- Officials in Germany gave the all-clear Sunday after defusing two World War II bombs discovered in the Rhine River, UPI reported.
added that the BDS was busy in defusing the other packet.