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decarbonize

[dee-kahr-buh-nahyz] /diˈkɑr bəˌnaɪz/
verb (used with object), decarbonized, decarbonizing.
Also, especially British, decarbonise.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; de- + carbonize
Related forms
decarbonization, noun
decarbonizer, noun
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  • But what they represent to me is the difficulty of the task facing the world as it tries to decarbonize its energy supply.
  • So everything must be done to increase energy efficiency and decarbonize energy production.
British Dictionary definitions for decarbonize

decarbonize

/diːˈkɑːbəˌnaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to remove carbon from (the walls of the combustion chamber of an internal-combustion engine) Also decoke, decarburize
Derived Forms
decarbonization, decarbonisation, noun
decarbonizer, decarboniser, noun
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