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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.
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1. (Chemistry) (tr)
a. to remove oxygen atoms from (a compound, molecule, etc)
b. another word for deoxygenate
2. (Chemistry) another word for reduce12
deˌoxidiˈzation, deˌoxidiˈsation n
deˈoxiˌdizer, deˈoxiˌdiser n
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v.t. -dized, -diz•ing.
to remove oxygen from.
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Past participle: deoxidized
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|Verb||1.||deoxidize - to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons|
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
benficiate - subject to a reduction process; "benficiate ores"
pole - deoxidize molten metals by stirring them with a wooden pole
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deoxidize[diːˈɒksɪdaɪz] VT → desoxidar
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vt → desoxidieren
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