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English noun: inactivation

1. inactivation (process) the process of rendering inactive


SamplesThe gene inactivation system.
Thermal inactivation of serum samples.


Broader (hypernym)action, activity, natural action, natural process


Antonymsactivation

2. inactivation (act) breaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges)


Synonymsdeactivation


Broader (hypernym)discharge, dismissal, dismission, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking


Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine









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