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When the researchers experimentally disabled a host’s FT gene, dodders no longer flowered.

Power down your laptop, Socrates urges, disable Slack, and talk.

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For starters, disabling NANOS2 does not definitively prevent the surrogate bull from producing some of its own sperm.

The bacteria then use Cas9 to cut the DNA apart, which disables the virus.

Even though disabling the Google search box might sound like a bizarre idea, I recommend considering this in particular cases.

This would seem to refute the new report that the captain alone would have been able to disable all the systems.

Her first move was to disable the “retweet cartels,” a setup that automatically retweets from preprogrammed users or hashtags.

In Yemen, Somalia, Iraq, and Mali, we have to keep working with partners to disrupt and disable these networks.

Once you enslave a computer to do what you want, you disable it for real love.

It's true that if Republicans continue to disable themselves, Democrats have more freedom to indulge their progressive instincts.

No doubt the legion had suffered a defeat; but not such as to disable their continuance of the contest.

The main thing is to disable one's antagonist as quickly as possible, and Festing knew that Wilkinson would not be scrupulous.

But how do you disable a smooth-surfaced turtle-backed machine?

To disable the pilot of the opposing aeroplane will be the first object.

This extra fatigue may possibly disable his horse, so that the animal cannot proceed further.


On this page you'll find 87 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disable, such as: exhaust, immobilize, knock out, ruin, shatter, and undermine.

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