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de-excite

or de路ex路cite

[ dee-ik-sahyt ]
/ 藢di 瑟k藞sa瑟t /
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verb (used with object), de-ex路cit路ed, de-ex路cit路ing.
to cause (an atom) to fall from an excited energy level to a lower energy level.
verb (used without object), de-ex路cit路ed, de-ex路cit路ing.
to become de-excited.
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Origin of de-excite

First recorded in 1960鈥65

OTHER WORDS FROM de-excite

de-ex路ci路ta路tion, de路ex路ci路ta路tion, noun
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