dephlogisticate definition

• verb:
• To get rid of the phlogiston, i.e. ability to burn off, which can be now understood to be chemically impossible
• To get rid of the phlogiston, i.e. capacity to burn, that will be today understood to be chemically impossible
• others:
• To rob of phlogiston, when designed to exist once the principle of inflammability. See phlogiston.
• In medication, to reduce irritation in.
• To deprive of phlogiston, once expected to occur as principle of inflammability. See phlogiston.
• In medicine, to lessen inflammation in.

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