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dedolomitize

[ dee-doh-luh-mahy-tahyz, -mi-, -dol-uh- ]
/ di藞do蕣 l蓹 ma瑟藢ta瑟z, -m瑟-, -藞d蓲l 蓹- /
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verb (used with object), de路do路lo路mit路ized, de路do路lo路mit路iz路ing.
to transform (dolomite or dolomitic limestone) by separating the dolomite into calcium carbonate and magnesium carbonate.
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Origin of dedolomitize

First recorded in 1900鈥05; de- + dolomite + -ize
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