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But as cameras become more sophisticated, more automated, some photographers are tempted to disarm themselves or to suggest that they are not really armed, preferring to submit themselves to the limits imposed by premodern camera technology because a cruder, less high-powered machine is thought to give more interesting or emotive results, to have more room for creative accident.

废除军备 [fèi chú jūn bèi] /disarm/

{adj: disarming} capable of allaying hostility

{adj: disarming} capable of allaying suspicion or hostility and inspiring confidence
"a disarming smile"

{n: arming, armament, equipping} the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war
<-> disarmament, disarming

{n: disarming, disarmament} act of reducing or depriving of arms
"the disarmament of the aggressor nations must be complete"
<-> armament, arming

{n: sapper} a military engineer who lays or detects and disarms mines

{n: zinger} a striking or amusing or caustic remark
"he always greeted me with a new zinger"
"she tried to think of some killer of an argument, a real zinger that would disarm all opposition"

{v: arm, build up, fortify, gird} prepare oneself for a military confrontation
"The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East"
"troops are building up on the Iraqui border"
<-> disarm

{v: disarm, demilitarize, demilitarise} remove offensive capability from
<-> arm

{v: disarm, unarm} take away the weapons from ; render harmless

{v: disarm} make less hostile ; win over
"Her charm disarmed the prosecution lawyer completely"

You know that quintessential thriller scene where the heroic cop is trying to disarm the bomb but doesn't know whether to cut the red wire or the blue wire?

Dogme is a call to disarm, to do away with false pretenses, to walk without crutches supplied by Industrial Light&; Magic.

Another difference is that these talks are open-ended to allow as much time as needed to work out differences on how to get North Korea to disarm.

While this block remains, officials say the one-on-one meetings are bearing fruit, in that talk is moving beyond generalities to specifics - touching on inspections and verification, should the North agree to disarm.

Palestinian Foreign Minister Nasser Al-Kidwa set off a storm by declaring that his government has no intention of disarming militant groups, as demanded by the internationally-backed "Roadmap" peace plan.

"The refusal of the Palestinian Authority to disarm terror groups drops a cluster bomb on the peace process," Mr. Olmert told Israel Radio.

But if Hamas makes a strong showing in parliamentary elections in July, it could decide that it has the popular support to continue suicide bombings against Israel. And that's why Israel is demanding that Hamas be disarmed. The Palestinian Authority is reluctant to confront Hamas head on, fearing it would lead to civil war.

Despite government assurances that it is trying to disarm Arab Janjaweed militias in Darfur, an African Union monitoring team reports militiamen are continuing to loot villages and kill Darfur's black-African civilians.
尽管苏丹政府保证说在努力解除达尔富尔地区 阿拉伯民兵马枪队的武装,但是一个非洲联盟观察小组报告说,马枪队成员还在继续抢掠村庄并残杀达尔富尔的黑人平民。

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