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deoxygenate

[dee-ok-si-juh-neyt] /diˈɒk sɪ dʒəˌneɪt/
verb (used with object), deoxygenated, deoxygenating. Chemistry
1.
to remove oxygen from (a substance, as blood or water).
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; de- + oxygenate
Related forms
deoxygenation, noun
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Examples from the web for deoxygenate
  • Reagent grade sodium sulfite and cobalt chloride were used to deoxygenate the water.
  • The sodium sulfite solution is then added to deoxygenate the water.
British Dictionary definitions for deoxygenate

deoxygenate

/diːˈɒksɪdʒɪˌneɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to remove oxygen from (water, air, etc)
Derived Forms
deoxygenation, noun
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