decarbonate

[dee-kahr-buh-neyt]

verb (used with object), de·car·bon·at·ed, de·car·bon·at·ing.

to remove carbon dioxide from.

Nearby words

  1. decapitation,
  2. decapod,
  3. decapolis,
  4. decapsulate,
  5. decapsulation,
  6. decarbonize,
  7. decarbonylate,
  8. decarboxylase,
  9. decarboxylate,
  10. decarboxylation

Origin of decarbonate

First recorded in 1825–35; de- + carbonate

Related formsde·car·bon·a·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for decarbonate

decarbonate

verb

(tr) to remove carbon dioxide from (a solution, substance, etc)
Derived Formsdecarbonation, noundecarbonator, noun

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