Definitions

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  • v. to treat something with nitrogen gas, especially with the intent of replacing gaseous oxygen
  • v. to react something with nitrogen

Etymologies

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nitrogen +‎ -ate

Examples

  • This was to explore whether pre-breathing oxygen would de-nitrogenate the blood sufficiently to prevent any stabilisation of the bubbles that might occur.

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