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deoxygenate

[dee-ok-si-juh-neyt]
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verb (used with object), de·ox·y·gen·at·ed, de·ox·y·gen·at·ing. Chemistry.
  1. to remove oxygen from (a substance, as blood or water).
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Origin of deoxygenate

First recorded in 1790–1800; de- + oxygenate
Related formsde·ox·y·gen·a·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for deoxygenate

deoxygenate

deoxygenize or deoxygenise (diːˈɒksɪdʒɪˌnaɪz)

verb
  1. (tr) to remove oxygen from (water, air, etc)
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Derived Formsdeoxygenation, noun
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