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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.
de·ox′i·diz′er n.
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Other than that, aluminium dross can be used as a deoxidizer to remove oxygen in the steel-manufacturing process and used as aggregate in cement processing [4].
But carbon may be used not always as deoxidizer, because its presence is desirable not in all metals.
Although magnesium is a well known deoxidizer, during treatment it cannot eliminate all the iron oxide present in the slag because of the short time available.
The usual method to reduce the oxygen content is the addition of a final deoxidizer that has a greater affinity for oxygen than carbon, and that forms a solid or liquid oxide product.
Fe-EDTA reagent was used as deoxidizer. Trimethylamine (TMA) and TMAO were analyzed in the TCA extracts via Dyer (1945) method, modified by Hashimoto and Okaichi (1957) and the method of Bystedt et al.
Flux typically acts as a deoxidizer preventing the formation of porosity in the weld pool.
Silicon acted as deoxidizer and certain amount of it passes to the overlay welded layer.
Ferrosilicon, turned out by the Bratsk Ferroalloy Plant, is used in ferrous metallurgy as a deoxidizer or an alloying element in producing electrotechnic, spring wire, corrosion-resistant and heat-resistant steel grades.
The aluminum panels were further treated with deoxidizer solution (35% butanol, 25% isopropanol, 18% orthophosphoric acid, and 22% volume deionized water), and Alodine 5700 (chromate-free conversion coating).
Silicon is an active deoxidizer. However, by increasing strength it also increases the yield point.