What does defuse mean?

Definitions for defusediˈfyuz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. defuse(verb)

    remove the triggering device from

GCIDE

  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.]

Wiktionary

  1. defuse(Verb)

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

  2. defuse(Verb)

    To make less dangerous, tense, or hostile.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Defuse(verb)

    to disorder; to make shapeless

  2. Origin: [Cf. Diffuse.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of defuse in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of defuse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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