Wortformen: 3rd person singular present
, present participle decommissioning
, past tense , past participle decommissioned
When something such as a nuclear reactor or a large machine is decommissioned
, it is taken to pieces because it is no longer going
to be used.
HMS Warspite was decommissioned as part of defence cuts.
...a decommissioned power plant in Colorado.
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