[ dee-hahy-druh-juh-neyt, dee-hahy-droj-uh- ]
/ diˈhaɪ drə dʒəˌneɪt, ˌdi haɪˈdrɒdʒ ə- /
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verb (used with object), de·hy·dro·gen·at·ed, de·hy·dro·gen·at·ing.Chemistry.
to remove hydrogen from (a compound).
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OTHER WORDS FROM dehydrogenatede·hy·dro·gen·a·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dehydrogenate
dehydrogenize or dehydrogenise (diːˈhaɪdrədʒəˌnaɪz)
/ (diːˈhaɪdrədʒəˌneɪt) /
(tr) to remove hydrogen from
Derived forms of dehydrogenatedehydrogenation, dehydrogenization or dehydrogenisation, noun
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