decarbonize

[dee-kahr-buh-nahyz]
verb (used with object), decarbonized, decarbonizing.
Also, especially British, decarbonise.


Origin:
1815–25; de- + carbonize

decarbonization, noun
decarbonizer, noun
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decarbonize or decarbonise (diːˈkɑːbəˌnaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) decoke, Also: decarburize to remove carbon from (the walls of the combustion chamber of an internal-combustion engine)
 
decarbonise or decarbonise
 
vb
 
decarboni'zation or decarbonise
 
n
 
decarboni'sation or decarbonise
 
n
 
de'carbonizer or decarbonise
 
n
 
de'carboniser or decarbonise
 
n

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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.
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