Demephitize
Demephitize De*meph"i*tize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Demephitized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Demephitizing}.] [Cf. F. m['e]phitiser to infect with mephitis.] To purify from mephitic or foul air. -- {De*meph`i*ti*za"tion}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • demephitize —   v.t. v.t. purify (air).    ♦ demephitization, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • demephitize — deˈmephitize, v. rare 0. [f. de II. 1 + mephit ic + ize.] trans. ‘To purify from foul unwholesome air’ (Webster 1828). Hence demephitiˈzation (Med. Repository, cited ibid.) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Demephitization — Demephitize De*meph i*tize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Demephitized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Demephitizing}.] [Cf. F. m[ e]phitiser to infect with mephitis.] To purify from mephitic or foul air. {De*meph i*ti*za tion}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Demephitized — Demephitize De*meph i*tize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Demephitized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Demephitizing}.] [Cf. F. m[ e]phitiser to infect with mephitis.] To purify from mephitic or foul air. {De*meph i*ti*za tion}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Demephitizing — Demephitize De*meph i*tize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Demephitized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Demephitizing}.] [Cf. F. m[ e]phitiser to infect with mephitis.] To purify from mephitic or foul air. {De*meph i*ti*za tion}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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