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de-excite

[dee-ik-sahyt] /ˌdi ɪkˈsaɪt/
verb (used with object), de-excited, de-exciting.
1.
to cause (an atom) to fall from an excited energy level to a lower energy level.
verb (used without object), de-excited, de-exciting.
2.
to become de-excited.
Also, deexcite.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
Related forms
de-excitation, deexcitation, noun
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