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Noun: defusing  du'fyoo-zing
  1. The act of deactivating or making ineffective (as a bomb)
    - deactivation
Verb: defuse  dee'fyooz
  1. Remove the triggering device from
    "Learn how to defuse and escape the minute you feel yourself losing control"

Type of: conclusion, ending, remove, take, take away, termination, withdraw

Antonym: fuse

Encyclopedia: Defusing