defuse

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defuse

(dĭ-fūz′)
1. To remove a fuse from an explosive device.
2. To make a crisis or other situation less dangerous or inflammatory.
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They described seeing a bomb disposal officer dressed in black with a white mask.
"We were searching for new new fast ways to defuse bombs rather than waiting for bomb disposal trucks.
Bomb disposal experts from the Army removed the ordnance from the scene and carried out a controlled explosion on a nearby beach.
An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) assessment was carried out and the Royal Navy Bomb Disposal Unit was called.
The bomb disposal team, accompanied by a robot, were able to make safe the two "historical World War II objects", according to the incident commander at the scene.
As soon as police arrive at the scene a bomb disposal team was called.
DALO is seekin to establish a framework agreement for the procurement of mini size Bomb Disposal Robots.
The three-member bomb disposal team was at the spot to neutralize it.
The device was then recovered by the bomb disposal officers for disposal, and the family was allowed to return home safely.
Meanwhile, army bomb disposal teams have also had to deal with 38 conventional munitions, such as old artillery shells.
Mr Meynell, who was in command of 69 Bomb Disposal Section RE, arrived at the site but found it impossible to make the bomb safe.
Danger UXB: The Heroic Story of WWII Bomb Disposal Teams.