• WordNet 3.6
    • v deactivate make inactive "they deactivated the file"
    • v deactivate remove from active military status or reassign "The men were deactivated after five years of service"
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In literature:

Conn used the manual control to set it down and deactivate it, then got out and went to examine it.
"The Cosmic Computer" by Henry Beam Piper
Are those alarms deactivated?
"Anything You Can Do ..." by Gordon Randall Garrett
You have to relax, deactivate the generator as it were.
"A Matter of Honor" by Ann Wilson
They sent Gus here to be deactivated an' trained again.
"The Machine That Saved The World" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
You've been deactivated nearly a year.
"The Love of Frank Nineteen" by David Carpenter Knight
It is real in substance, though completely deactivated.
"Deathworld" by Harry Harrison
It will not be possible to deactivate it before 12.45 hours.
"The Lost Kafoozalum" by Pauline Ashwell
Far ahead, he knew, other rat robots were stationed, watching and waiting, ready to deactivate the Nipe's detection devices at just the right moment.
"Anything You Can Do" by Gordon Randall Garrett
He cursed himself again for screwing up the golden opportunity to deactivate the gantry and bring the proceedings to a halt.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover

In news:

More National Guardsman and reservists deactivated says DOD .
More National Guardsman and reservists deactivated says DOD.
Before the game starts, each team will have to deactivate seven players.
Brown has deactivated his Twitter.
On Monday, we struggled to understand why Minnesota Vikings receiver Jerome Simpson was so angry about being deactivated for Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins.
A team of Colombian students is developing a bomb deactivating robot that responds to human muscle movement.
Celente sues Google for allowing impostors to steal his identity After numerous attempts to deactivate impostor blogs through Google's.
"Julian is saying 'I've calibrated this so that you're never going to deactivate it".
Deactivated for the previous five games, Richard Crawford turns in game-changing play with 64-yard punt return to set up game-winning field goal in overtime.
A friend recently told me that she had deactivated her Facebook account because of security concerns.
Eagles deactivate punt returner Damaris Johnson.
The Atlas-F technology soon became obsolete, and all the sites were deactivated by 1965.
This user has deactivated their account.
The Voice over Internet Protocol Hurricane Net (VOIPWX) has deactivated for what was Hurricane Gustav -- now Tropical Storm Gustav -- as it hammers the Gulf Coast with heavy rainfall, flooding, storm surge and even tornadoes.
Craigslist has deactivated its adult services section.

In science:

Calling the subroutine DEACTIVATE DERIVATIVE with a multiindex as an argument will deactivate the calculation of the partial derivative belonging to that multiindex, and of all partial derivatives it can feed into.
TaylUR 3, a multivariate arbitrary-order automatic differentiation package for Fortran 95
Generally, however, dead-zones have been considered magnetically ‘deactivated’.
Resistive double-diffusive instability in the dead-zones of protostellar disks
With the newer version the deactivation of matrix element corrections has a very small effect at low pT , as expected. A bug was found and corrected between the two versions which was causing the behavior observed in the earlier version.
THE TOOLS AND MONTE CARLO WORKING GROUP Summary Report from the Les Houches 2009 Workshop on TeV Colliders
The hazard flasher lights will flash for five minutes. R3 - Deactivation.
Towards Symbolic Model-Based Mutation Testing: Combining Reachability and Refinement Checking
It should be noted that to avoid any spurious pulse reaching the probe A NE556B is ideally kept deactivated by applying a low voltage to its reset pin(pin-4) through the transistor Q1 whose biasing is further guarded by a 0.68µF capacitor.
Bipolar Transistor Tester / Digital IC Tester for Physics Lab