deoxidize definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to get rid of air from (a compound); reduce.
    • To rob of air; to cut back from the state of an oxide.
    • to eliminate air from (a compound); decrease.
    • To rob of oxygen; to reduce through the condition of an oxide.
  • verb:
    • (chemistry) to eliminate air from.
    • to get rid of oxygen from a compound, or cause to respond with hydrogen or develop a hydride, or to go through an increase in the number of electrons
    • (biochemistry) to get rid of oxygen from.
    • to eliminate air from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or even undergo an increase in how many electrons
  • others:
    • To deoxidate. Additionally spelled deoxidise, deoxydize.
    • To deoxidate. In addition spelled deoxidise, deoxydize.

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