deoxidize

verb

de·​ox·​i·​dize (ˌ)dē-ˈäk-sə-ˌdīz How to pronounce deoxidize (audio)
deoxidized; deoxidizing; deoxidizes

transitive verb

: to remove especially elemental oxygen from
deoxidize the compound

Word History

First Known Use

1794, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of deoxidize was in 1794

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Cite this Entry

“Deoxidize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deoxidize. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

deoxidize

verb
de·​ox·​i·​dize (ˈ)dē-ˈäk-sə-ˌdīz How to pronounce deoxidize (audio)
: to remove oxygen from

Medical Definition

deoxidize

transitive verb
de·​ox·​i·​dize
variants or British deoxidise
deoxidized or British deoxidised; deoxidizing or British deoxidising
: to remove oxygen from
deoxidizer noun
or British deoxidiser
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