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dehydrogenate

[ dee-hahy-druh-juh-neyt, dee-hahy-droj-uh- ]
/ di藞ha瑟 dr蓹 d蕭蓹藢ne瑟t, 藢di ha瑟藞dr蓲d蕭 蓹- /
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verb (used with object), de路hy路dro路gen路at路ed, de路hy路dro路gen路at路ing.Chemistry.
to remove hydrogen from (a compound).
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Origin of dehydrogenate

First recorded in 1840鈥50; de- + hydrogenate

OTHER WORDS FROM dehydrogenate

de路hy路dro路gen路a路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dehydrogenate

dehydrogenate

dehydrogenize or dehydrogenise (di藧藞ha瑟dr蓹d蕭蓹藢na瑟z)

/ (di藧藞ha瑟dr蓹d蕭蓹藢ne瑟t) /

verb
(tr) to remove hydrogen from

Derived forms of dehydrogenate

dehydrogenation, dehydrogenization or dehydrogenisation, noun
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