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dehydrogenate

[ 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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Origin of dehydrogenate

First recorded in 1840–50; de- + hydrogenate
de·hy·dro·gen·a·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dehydrogenate

dehydrogenate

dehydrogenize or dehydrogenise (diːˈhaɪdrədʒəˌnaɪz)

/ (diːˈhaɪdrədʒəˌneɪt) /

verb

(tr) to remove hydrogen from
dehydrogenation, dehydrogenization or dehydrogenisation, noun
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