from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To remove oxygen from (a compound); reduce.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To deoxidate. Also spelled deoxidise, deoxydize.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb (Chem.) To deprive of oxygen; to reduce from the state of an oxide.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive (chemistry) To remove oxygen from.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons


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