Definitions for deactivator

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

de•ac•ti•vatediˈæk təˌveɪt(v.)-vat•ed, -vat•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to make inactive:

    to deactivate a chemical.

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

    Category: Military

  3. to render (a bomb or shell) inoperative.

    Category: Military

  4. (v.i.)to lose radioactivity.

    Category: Chemistry

Origin of deactivate:




  1. deactivator(Noun)

    Any device used to deactivate something

  2. deactivator(Noun)

    A chamber filled with iron filings or other material used to remove excess oxygen or other substances from water


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