deoxidize

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

Definition of deoxidize

transitive verb

: to remove especially elemental oxygen from deoxidize the compound

Other Words from deoxidize

deoxidation \ (ˌ)dē-​ˌäk-​sə-​ˈdā-​shən How to pronounce deoxidize (audio) \ noun
deoxidizer \ (ˌ)dē-​ˈäk-​sə-​ˌdī-​zər How to pronounce deoxidize (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of deoxidize

1794, in the meaning defined above

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“Deoxidize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deoxidize. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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deoxidize

transitive verb
de·​ox·​i·​dize
variants: or British deoxidise \ (ˈ)dē-​ˈäk-​sə-​ˌdīz How to pronounce deoxidize (audio) \
deoxidized or British deoxidised; deoxidizing or British deoxidising

Medical Definition of deoxidize

: to remove oxygen from

Other Words from deoxidize

deoxidizer or British deoxidiser \ -​ˌdī-​zər How to pronounce deoxidize (audio) \ noun

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