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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of unfix.


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  • However, when discharged phosphorus and nitrogen compounds reach levels in the receiving waters that do cause eutrophication, further treatment, the so-called tertiary treatment, which "unfixes" the bound nitrogen in the waste (at great expense) by transforming it through denitrification to nitrogen gas, becomes necessary.

    Chapter 7

  • He unfixes the land and the sea, makes them revolve around the axis of his primary thought, and disposes them anew.

    Nature: Addresses and Lectures (1849)


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