Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Loss of radioactivity: said of radium and its emanations, and of other radio-active substances.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or process of deactivating.

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  • noun the act of deactivating something, such as a bomb

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun breaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges)
  • noun the act of deactivating or making ineffective (as a bomb)

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Examples

  • In addition, closing and then revamping Thornridge constitutes a formal "deactivation" of the school, the lawsuit claims.

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  • In addition, closing and then revamping Thornridge constitutes a formal "deactivation" of the school, the lawsuit claims.

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  • Intel Anti-Theft Technology version 3.0 capabilities, such as deactivation and reactivation over via select 3G modules, into SecureDoc, businesses will be able to react very quickly when

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  • Intel Anti-Theft Technology version 3.0 capabilities, such as deactivation and reactivation over via select 3G modules, into SecureDoc, businesses will be able to react very quickly when

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  • Before a single note was played, the pianists exhibited a "deactivation" of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC), a brain area associated with planned actions and self-control.

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  • Before a single note was played, the pianists exhibited a "deactivation" of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC), a brain area associated with planned actions and self-control.

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  • Your rights as a user can be revoked any time Redmond deems you an unworthy user through "deactivation" they don't even have to send Moose and Vito to give you kidney punches, they are resident on your platform.

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  • As a solution for RFID-enabled consumer goods, it has been suggested that embedded RFID should have a 'deactivation' or 'kill' option.

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  • As a solution for RFID-enabled consumer goods, it has been suggested that embedded RFID should have a 'deactivation' or 'kill' option.

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  • The existing equipment had overloaded on each occasion it was tested, necessitating the deactivation of the entire collection process until the issue could be resolved.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact Paths of Disharmony

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