Definitions for defusediˈfyuz

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  1. defuse(verb)

    remove the triggering device from

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  1. defuse(v. t.)

    To make less dangerous; as, to defuse a tense confrontation between demonstrators and police.

  2. defuse(v. t.)

    To remove the fuse from; to deactivate (a bomb or other explosive device) or make it ineffective.

  3. Origin: [Cf. Diffuse.]

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  1. defuse(Verb)

    To remove the fuse from (a bomb, etc.).

  2. defuse(Verb)

    To make less dangerous, tense, or hostile.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Defuse(verb)

    to disorder; to make shapeless

  2. Origin: [Cf. Diffuse.]

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