desulfurize
transitive verb see desulfurization

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  • desulfurize — [dē sul′fər īz΄] vt. desulfurized, desulfurizing to remove sulfur from: also desulfur desulfurization n. desulfurizer n …   English World dictionary

  • desulfurize — desulfurization, n. desulfurizer, n. /dee sul fyeuh ruyz , feuh /, v.t., desulfurized, desulfurizing. to free from sulfur. Also, desulphurize; esp. Brit., desulfurise. [1860 65; DE + SULFURIZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • desulfurize — verb To remove the sulfur from something (such as petroleum or flue gases). Syn: desulfur …   Wiktionary

  • desulfurize — de·sulfurize …   English syllables

  • desulfurize — de•sul•fu•rize or de•sul•phu•rize [[t]diˈsʌl fyəˌraɪz, fə [/t]] v. t. rized, riz•ing chem. to remove sulfur from • Etymology: 1860–65 de•sul fu•ri•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • desulfurize — verb remove sulfur from • Syn: ↑desulphurize • Hypernyms: ↑get rid of, ↑remove • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …   Useful english dictionary

  • steel — steellike, adj. /steel/, n. 1. any of various modified forms of iron, artificially produced, having a carbon content less than that of pig iron and more than that of wrought iron, and having qualities of hardness, elasticity, and strength varying …   Universalium

  • desulfur — transitive verb see desulfurize * * * /dee sul feuhr/, v.t. to free from sulfur; desulfurize. Also, desulphur. [1870 75; DE + SULFUR] …   Useful english dictionary

  • de|sul|phu|rate — de|sul|fu|rate or de|sul|phu|rate «dee SUHL fyuh rayt, fuh », transitive verb, rat|ed, rat|ing. = desulfurize. (Cf. ↑desulfurize) …   Useful english dictionary

  • de|sul|fu|rate — or de|sul|phu|rate «dee SUHL fyuh rayt, fuh », transitive verb, rat|ed, rat|ing. = desulfurize. (Cf. ↑desulfurize) …   Useful english dictionary

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