deoxidise

verb
to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons
Syn: ↑deoxidize, ↑reduce
Ant: ↑oxidize (for: ↑deoxidize), ↑oxidise
Derivationally related forms: ↑reducer (for: ↑reduce), ↑reductant (for: ↑reduce), ↑reducing (for: ↑reduce)
Topics: ↑chemistry, ↑chemical science
Hypernyms: ↑change
Hyponyms: ↑benficiate, ↑pole
Verb Frames:
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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • deoxidise — (Brit.) v. remove oxygen; (Chemistry) cause a substance to undergo a loss of oxygen (also deoxidize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deoxidise — /diˈɒksədaɪz/ (say dee oksuhduyz) verb (t) (deoxidised, deoxidising) to remove oxygen from; reduce from the state of an oxide. Also, deoxidize. –deoxidisation /diˌɒksədaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say dee.oksuhduy zayshuhn), noun –deoxidiser, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • deoxidised — deoxidise (Brit.) v. remove oxygen; (Chemistry) cause a substance to undergo a loss of oxygen (also deoxidize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deoxidises — deoxidise (Brit.) v. remove oxygen; (Chemistry) cause a substance to undergo a loss of oxygen (also deoxidize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deoxidising — deoxidise (Brit.) v. remove oxygen; (Chemistry) cause a substance to undergo a loss of oxygen (also deoxidize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deoxidize — verb to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons • Syn: ↑deoxidise, ↑reduce • Ant: ↑oxidize, ↑oxidise (for: ↑deoxidise) …   Useful english dictionary

  • deoxidize — deoxidization, n. deoxidizer, n. /dee ok si duyz /, v.t., deoxidized, deoxidizing. Chem. to remove oxygen from, esp. by reducing an oxide. Also, esp. Brit., deoxidise. [1760 70; DE + OXIDIZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • deoxidize — (Amer.) de·ox·i·dize || diː É’ksɪdaɪz v. remove oxygen; (Chemistry) cause a substance to undergo a loss of oxygen (also deoxidise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deoxidized — deoxidize (Amer.) de·ox·i·dize || diː É’ksɪdaɪz v. remove oxygen; (Chemistry) cause a substance to undergo a loss of oxygen (also deoxidise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deoxidizes — deoxidize (Amer.) de·ox·i·dize || diː É’ksɪdaɪz v. remove oxygen; (Chemistry) cause a substance to undergo a loss of oxygen (also deoxidise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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