Adjective "Deactivated" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Deactivated


    Definition:

    1. to cause to be inactive; remove the effectiveness of.

    2. to demobilize or disband (a military unit).

    3. to render (a bomb, shell, or the like) inoperative, especially by disconnecting, removing, or otherwise interfering with the action of the fuze.

    4. Chemistry. to render (a chemical, enzyme, catalyst, etc.) inactive. verb (used without object), deactivated, deactivating.

    5. Physical Chemistry. to lose radioactivity.|

    Origin:
    deactivate

    Examples:

    "accidents can be deactivated."

    "weapons can be deactivated."

    "says can be deactivated."

    "people can be deactivated."

    "facilities can be deactivated."

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