decarbonize

[ dee-kahr-buh-nahyz ]
/ diˈkɑr bəˌnaɪz /

verb (used with object), de·car·bon·ized, de·car·bon·iz·ing.

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Also especially British, de·car·bon·ise .

Origin of decarbonize

First recorded in 1815–25; de- + carbonize

OTHER WORDS FROM decarbonize

de·car·bon·i·za·tion, nounde·car·bon·iz·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for decarbonize

decarbonize

decarbonise

/ (diːˈkɑːbəˌnaɪz) /

verb

(tr) to remove carbon from (the walls of the combustion chamber of an internal-combustion engine)Also: decoke, decarburize

Derived forms of decarbonize

decarbonization or decarbonisation, noundecarbonizer or decarboniser, noun
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