Bedeutung von “defuse” — Learner’s Dictionary

defuse

verb [ T ] us uk /ˌdiːˈfjuːz/
SITUATION

to make a difficult or dangerous situation calmer:

He made a joke to defuse the tension.
BOMB

to prevent a bomb from exploding by removing the fuse (= part that starts the explosion)

(Definition von “defuse” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)