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descale

(ˌdiːˈskeɪl)
vb (tr)
(Chemistry) to remove the hard deposit formed by chemicals in water from (a kettle, pipe, etc)

descale


Past participle: descaled
Gerund: descaling

Imperative
descale
descale
Present
I descale
you descale
he/she/it descales
we descale
you descale
they descale
Preterite
I descaled
you descaled
he/she/it descaled
we descaled
you descaled
they descaled
Present Continuous
I am descaling
you are descaling
he/she/it is descaling
we are descaling
you are descaling
they are descaling
Present Perfect
I have descaled
you have descaled
he/she/it has descaled
we have descaled
you have descaled
they have descaled
Past Continuous
I was descaling
you were descaling
he/she/it was descaling
we were descaling
you were descaling
they were descaling
Past Perfect
I had descaled
you had descaled
he/she/it had descaled
we had descaled
you had descaled
they had descaled
Future
I will descale
you will descale
he/she/it will descale
we will descale
you will descale
they will descale
Future Perfect
I will have descaled
you will have descaled
he/she/it will have descaled
we will have descaled
you will have descaled
they will have descaled
Future Continuous
I will be descaling
you will be descaling
he/she/it will be descaling
we will be descaling
you will be descaling
they will be descaling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been descaling
you have been descaling
he/she/it has been descaling
we have been descaling
you have been descaling
they have been descaling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been descaling
you will have been descaling
he/she/it will have been descaling
we will have been descaling
you will have been descaling
they will have been descaling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been descaling
you had been descaling
he/she/it had been descaling
we had been descaling
you had been descaling
they had been descaling
Conditional
I would descale
you would descale
he/she/it would descale
we would descale
you would descale
they would descale
Past Conditional
I would have descaled
you would have descaled
he/she/it would have descaled
we would have descaled
you would have descaled
they would have descaled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.descale - remove the scales from; "scale fish"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
Translations
décalciner

descale

[diːˈskeɪl] VTdesincrustar
descaling agent/productagente m/producto m desincrustante

descale

vtentkalken

descale

[diːˈskeɪl] vtdisincrostare
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