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desulfur

[dee-suhl-fer] /diˈsʌl fər/
verb (used with object)
1.
to free from sulfur; desulfurize.
Also, desulphur.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; de- + sulfur
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  • These coals can meet sulfur oxide emission regulations without the need for flue gas desulfur- ization.
  • Limestone is also used in flue gas desulfur- ization systems to remove sulfur dioxide from the ex- haust gases.

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