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deactivate

(dē-ăk′tə-vāt′)
tr.v. deacti·vated, deacti·vating, deacti·vates
1. To render inactive or ineffective.
2. To inhibit, block, or disrupt the action of (an enzyme or other biological agent).
3. To remove from active military status.

de·ac′ti·va′tion n.
de·ac′ti·va′tor n.
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Customers can also deactivate electricity and water services, and get their final bill, using DEWA's smart app or website.
No service provider shall deactivate the cellular mobile telephone connection of a pre-paid consumer for non-usage if an amount exceeding twenty rupees.
It permits a crew member at the exit side of a bore hole to deactivate the drill rig.
An engineer from Sutton Coldfield, who did not want to be named, discovered officers had broken in to deactivate his alarm after returning from a four-day break.
With the ability to activate or deactivate the gene, he hopes to regulate the timing of when the tumors form and allow his team to dissect the physiology of the tumors.
Almost as an afterthought and without thinking of the consequences, Duysak went ahead and set the procedures in motion in order to deactivate the account, not believing that it actually would be Trump's official account, TechCrunch reported.
There is a service in Telegram using which one can deactivate his/her account and the security hole can forge a demand for deactivating the users' account by sending a link to chatrooms or other webpages and all the user's information and account will be erased after opening the link," he added.
Customers will be able to change their Nol card identification codes or deactivate them through the Call Centre.
The work may lead to drugs that deactivate the uncontrolled cell division that leads to cancer.
As VS-33 prepares to deactivate, the squadron is holding "Screwbird Week" at NAS North Island, Calif.
For example, when cruising along on a highway, there is a comparatively light engine load, so it may be possible to deactivate cylinders: the V8 operates as a V4 as alternate cylinders on each bank are deactivated.
Thanks to a technique developed by a team of biologists in California, a light pulse can activate or deactivate selected genes in cells.