deactivation deactivation

Definition(s):

  1. (n) breaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges)
  2. (n) the act of deactivating or making ineffective (as a bomb)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. These days, cylinder deactivation, or variable displacement, is relatively common the 2008 Honda Accord V6 has it, for instance.
  2. In addition, the Air Force will keep in service some C-118s that were scheduled for deactivation.
  3. Members of Congress with divisions stationed in their backyards kept hearing rumors about deactivation but could not confirm them.

News

  1. 101st Airborne seeking to save 'Band of Brothers' regiment

    The 101st Airborne Division is trying to save its illustrious 506th Infantry Regiment, whose origins date to World War II's fabled 'Band of Brothers,' from deactivation under the Army's massive restructuring.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: The Tennessean

  2. 101st seeking to save 'Band of Brothers' regiment

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — The 101st Airborne Division is trying to save its illustrious 506th Infantry Regiment, whose origins date to World War II's fabled "Band of Brothers," from deactivation under the Army's massive restructuring.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. 101st seeking to save 'Band of Brothers' regiment from chopping block

    The 101st Airborne Division is trying to save its illustrious 506th Infantry Regiment, whose origins date to World War II's fabled "Band of Brothers," from deactivation under the Army's massive restructuring.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Fox News

Quotes

  1. "The best way to do that is to take the real old guys and put them on the deactivation list and save them for the playoffs," Riley said. "That's when you need their smarts and savvy and talent. We need everybody now. But if we do get a full...
    on Nov 29, 2006 By: Pat Riley Source: Forbes

  2. "During orgasm, there was strong, enormous deactivation in the brain. During fake orgasm, there was no deactivation of the brain at all. None," Holstege said. "It looks like to have an orgasm, you need to not be fearful or full of anxiety."
    on Jun 20, 2005 By: Gert Holstege Source: USA Today

  3. "We, together with President Dmitry Medvedev, expressed concerns over North Korea's measures to suspend the deactivation of its nuclear facilities," Lee said at the Kremlin after talks with Medvedev.
    on Sep 29, 2008 By: Lee Myung-bak Source: Xinhua

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