De-oxidize

deoxidize

[dee-ok-si-dahyz]
verb (used with object), deoxidized, deoxidizing. Chemistry.
to remove oxygen from, especially by reducing an oxide.
Also, especially British, deoxidise.


Origin:
1760–70; de- + oxidize

deoxidization, noun
deoxidizer, noun
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deoxidize or deoxidise (diːˈɒksɪˌdaɪz)
 
vb
1.  (tr)
 a.  to remove oxygen atoms from (a compound, molecule, etc)
 b.  another word for deoxygenate
2.  another word for reduce
 
deoxidise or deoxidise
 
vb
 
deoxidi'zation or deoxidise
 
n
 
deoxidi'sation or deoxidise
 
n
 
de'oxidizer or deoxidise
 
n
 
de'oxidiser or deoxidise
 
n

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