deoxidizer

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de·ox·i·dize

 (dē-ŏk′sĭ-dīz′)
tr.v. de·ox·i·dized, de·ox·i·diz·ing, de·ox·i·diz·es
To remove oxygen from (a compound); reduce.

de·ox′i·di·za′tion (-dĭ-zā′shən) n.
de·ox′i·diz′er n.
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