descale
descale \descale\ v. t. to remove the scales from; -- e.g. of fish, or water boilers.

Syn: scale. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • descale — UK [diːˈskeɪl] / US [dɪˈskeɪl] verb [transitive] Word forms descale : present tense I/you/we/they descale he/she/it descales present participle descaling past tense descaled past participle descaled to remove the white powder that forms on metal… …   English dictionary

  • descale — v.t., descaled, descaling. * * * …   Universalium

  • descale — verb a) To remove scale from the surface of a metal, especially from the inner surfaces of boilers etc. b) To remove the scales from a fish etc …   Wiktionary

  • descale — de|scale [ˌdi:ˈskeıl] v [T] BrE to remove the white substance that forms on the inside of pipes, ↑kettles etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • descale — v. remove scales …   English contemporary dictionary

  • descale — verb Brit. remove deposits of scale from. Derivatives descaler noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • descale — verb (T) to remove the white substance that forms on the inside of pipes, kettles etc …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • descale — de·scale …   English syllables

  • descale — v.tr. remove the scale from …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sodium — This article is about the chemical element. For the PlayStation Home game, see Sodium (PlayStation Home). neon ← sodium → magnesium Li ↑ Na ↓ K …   Wikipedia

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