deoxidize

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verb de·ox·i·dize \(ˌ)dē-ˈäk-sə-ˌdīz\

Definition of deoxidize

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to remove especially elemental oxygen from deoxidize the compound

deoxidation

play \(ˌ)dē-ˌäk-sə-ˈdā-shən\ noun

deoxidizer

play \(ˌ)dē-ˈäk-sə-ˌdī-zər\ noun

1794

First Known Use of deoxidize

1794


Medical Dictionary

deoxidize

transitive verb de·ox·i·dize
variants: or British

deoxidise

\(ˈ)dē-ˈäk-sə-ˌdīz\play

Medical Definition of deoxidize

deoxidized

or British

deoxidised

;

deoxidizing

or British

deoxidising

  1. :  to remove oxygen from

deoxidizer

or British

deoxidiser

\-ˌdī-zər\play noun

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