Dephlogisticating
Dephlogisticcate De`phlo*gis"tic*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dephlogisticated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dephlogisticating}.] [Pref. de- + phlosticate: cf. F. d['e]phlogistiguer.] (O. Chem.) To deprive of phlogiston, or the supposed principle of inflammability. --Priestley. [1913 Webster]

{Dephlogisticated air}, oxygen gas; -- so called by Dr. Priestly and others of his time. -- {De`phlo*gis`ti*ca"tion}, n. [1913 Webster]


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  • Dephlogisticated — Dephlogisticcate De phlo*gis tic*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dephlogisticated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dephlogisticating}.] [Pref. de + phlosticate: cf. F. d[ e]phlogistiguer.] (O. Chem.) To deprive of phlogiston, or the supposed principle of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dephlogisticated air — Dephlogisticcate De phlo*gis tic*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dephlogisticated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dephlogisticating}.] [Pref. de + phlosticate: cf. F. d[ e]phlogistiguer.] (O. Chem.) To deprive of phlogiston, or the supposed principle of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dephlogistication — Dephlogisticcate De phlo*gis tic*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dephlogisticated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dephlogisticating}.] [Pref. de + phlosticate: cf. F. d[ e]phlogistiguer.] (O. Chem.) To deprive of phlogiston, or the supposed principle of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dephlogisticcate — De phlo*gis tic*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dephlogisticated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dephlogisticating}.] [Pref. de + phlosticate: cf. F. d[ e]phlogistiguer.] (O. Chem.) To deprive of phlogiston, or the supposed principle of inflammability. Priestley.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dephlogisticate — 1775; see DE (Cf. de ) + PHLOGISTON (Cf. phlogiston). Related: Dephlogisticated; dephlogisticating …   Etymology dictionary

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