deoxygenate
transitive verb Date: 1799 to remove especially molecular oxygen from <
deoxygenates the lake water
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deoxygenation noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Deoxygenate — De*ox y*gen*ate, v. t. (Chem.) To deoxidize. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deoxygenate — ► VERB ▪ remove oxygen from. DERIVATIVES deoxygenation noun …   English terms dictionary

  • deoxygenate — [dē äks′ə jə nāt΄] vt. deoxygenated, deoxygenating to remove oxygen, esp. free oxygen, from (water, air, blood, etc.) …   English World dictionary

  • deoxygenate — deoxygenation, n. /dee ok si jeuh nayt /, v.t., deoxygenated, deoxygenating. Chem. to remove oxygen from (a substance, as blood or water). [1790 1800; DE + OXYGENATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • deoxygenate — verb To remove dissolved oxygen from something, such as water or blood …   Wiktionary

  • deoxygenate — de·ox·y·gen·ate ( )dē äk si jə .nāt, .dē äk sij ə vt, at·ed; at·ing to remove oxygen from de·ox·y·gen·ation (.)dē .äk si jə nā shən, .dē äk .sij ə n …   Medical dictionary

  • deoxygenate — v. remove oxygen …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deoxygenate — [di: ɒksɪdʒəneɪt] verb remove oxygen from. Derivatives deoxygenation noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • deoxygenate — de·oxygenate …   English syllables

  • deoxygenate — de•ox•y•gen•ate [[t]diˈɒk sɪ dʒəˌneɪt[/t]] v. t. at•ed, at•ing chem. to remove oxygen from (water, etc.) • Etymology: 1790–1800 de•ox y•gen•a′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

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