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tr.v. de·sul·fur·ized, de·sul·fur·iz·ing, de·sul·fur·iz·es
To eliminate sulfur from (petroleum, for example).

de·sul′fur·i·za′tion (-fər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
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or de•sul•phu•rize

(diˈsʌl fyəˌraɪz, -fə-)

v.t. -rized, -riz•ing.
to remove sulfur from.
de•sul`fu•ri•za′tion, n.
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Verb1.desulfurize - remove sulfur from
get rid of, remove - dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood"
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Atrex, a Massachusetts-based energy company, successfully demonstrated a solid oxide fuel cell that can provide power with a desulfurized version of JP8, according to a news release.
Chi CM, Zhao CW, Sun XJ, Wang ZC (2012) Reclamation of saline-sodic soil properties and improvement of rice (Oriza sativa L.) growth and yield using desulfurized gypsum in the west of Songnen Plain, northeast China.
In all cases, the inlet feed with 200 mg [L.sup.-1] of initial sulfur concentration can be desulfurized to below 0.1 mg [L.sup.-1], which shows the effective binding behavior of hollow fiber membrane chromatography with zeolites @ polyimide architecture.
CFBC desulfurized slag is produced at 850~900[degrees]C, which is different from pulverized coal combustion ashes.
In general, DBT is desulfurized via the DDS route while 46DMDBT is desulfurized via the HYD route [7, 8].
Figure 5 depicts a shot screen of gas chromatogram of desulfurized oil by CNT/Ti[O.sub.2] nanomaterials.
high-sulfur crudes and natural gases rich in hydrogen sulfide (H2S) became routinely desulfurized (in refineries and gas treatment plants) before combustion; 3.
Coal pyrolysis is considered an effective way for its clean use because desulfurized char and tar can be obtained at the end of the reaction.
The catalytic process requires a desulfurized initial raw material.