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synonyms for decommissioned

  • deactivate
  • demilitarize
  • retire
  • make inactive
  • shut down
  • shut off
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The US National Science Foundation has just announced it is going to begin decommissioning the famous Arecibo Observatory, the 1,000-foot-wide, 900-ton radio telescope located in Puerto Rico.
THE SECOND-LARGEST RADIO TELESCOPE IN THE WORLD IS SHUTTING DOWNNEEL PATELNOVEMBER 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Since 2013, when regulators finally decided to shut SONGS down for good, teams of scientists, engineers, and policymakers have been hard at work to make sure it could be safely decommissioned.
FINDING HOMES FOR THE WASTE THAT WILL (PROBABLY) OUTLIVE HUMANITYKATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
In 2019, before it was decommissioned, I was in a group of 20 researchers who were given access to use it for calculations.
FICTION: QUIET EARTH PHILOSOPHYKATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
On Thursday night, two decommissioned spacecraft could collide, spraying dangerous space junk across the sky.
RUSSIAN AND CHINESE SPACECRAFTS COULD COLLIDE IN SPACE JUNK SUPER-SPREADERRHHACKETTFORTUNEOCTOBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
Additionally, about a dozen high-speed mail-sorting machines were decommissioned from the processing plant that serves large swaths of the state, union officials said.
IN DETROIT, CHRONIC USPS DELAYS UNDERMINE VOTERS’ CONFIDENCE IN VOTING BY MAILLISA REIN, KAYLA RUBLEOCTOBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO DECOMMISSIONED

  • decommissioned
  • down
  • faulty
  • in repair
  • kaput
  • not in service
  • out of kilter
  • out of order
  • out of whack
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.