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desulfurize

[dee-suhl-fyuh-rahyz, -fuh-] /diˈsʌl fyəˌraɪz, -fə-/
verb (used with object), desulfurized, desulfurizing.
1.
to free from sulfur.
Also, especially British, desulphurize, desulphurise.
Origin of desulfurize
1860-1865
1860-65; de- + sulfurize
Related forms
desulfurization, noun
desulfurizer, noun
nondesulfurization, noun
nondesulfurized, adjective
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  • The problem Colorado then wanted solved was how to desulphurize these rich ores of hers at a profit.

    Across America James F. Rusling
British Dictionary definitions for desulphurize

desulphurize

/diːˈsʌlfjʊˌraɪz/
verb
1.
to free or become free from sulphur
Derived Forms
desulphurization, desulphurisation, noun
desulphurizer, desulphuriser, noun
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