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desulfurize

[dee-suhl-fyuh-rahyz, -fuh-] /diˈsʌl fyəˌraɪz, -fə-/
verb (used with object), desulfurized, desulfurizing.
1.
to free from sulfur.
Also, desulphurize; especially British, desulfurise.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; de- + sulfurize
Related forms
desulfurization, noun
desulfurizer, noun
nondesulfurization, noun
nondesulfurized, adjective
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