to rid of odor, especially of unpleasant odor.
- Also especially British, de·o·dor·ise .
- de·o·dor·i·za·tion, noun
- de·o·dor·iz·er, noun
- non·de·o·dor·iz·ing, adjective
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How to use deodorize in a sentence
It’s also fitting that Len did so while serving as artist-in-residence at AlexRenew, the deodorized name for what used to be called the Alexandria Sanitation Authority.In the galleries: Up to his elbows in watery works and lustrous prints | Mark Jenkins | December 18, 2020 | Washington Post
“It must be a great care to deodorize herself,” I returned, with ill-concealed contempt.Unveiling a Parallel | Alice Ilgenfritz Jones and Ella Marchant
To neutralize putrefaction products in and about the teeth, correct fermentative processes, deodorize and purify the breath, etc.
"Yes, I will," replied Rolf, remembering now that he had omitted to deodorize his traps and his boots.Rolf In The Woods | Ernest Thompson Seton
At the Ontario Station a patent disinfectant wash called "Zenoleum" was incidentally used to deodorize incubators.The Dollar Hen | Milo M. Hastings
If we could deodorize the material from our sewers, and put it to practical uses, we would be gainers in many ways.The Catholic World, Vol. X, October 1869 | Various
British Dictionary definitions for deodorize
(tr) to remove, disguise, or absorb the odour of, esp when unpleasant
- deodorization or deodorisation, noun
- deodorizer or deodoriser, noun
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