de–energize

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verb de–en·er·gize \ˌdē-ˈe-nər-ˌjīz\

Definition of de–energize

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to disconnect from a source of electricity :  shut off the power to

1886

First Known Use of de–energize

1886


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