- to remove oxygen from (a substance, as blood or water).
Origin of deoxygenate
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On July 18 he wrote, In pursuit of the researches on the deoxygenation of diamond and charcoal.The Royal Institution
deoxygenize or deoxygenise (diːˈɒksɪdʒɪˌnaɪz)
- (tr) to remove oxygen from (water, air, etc)
- The process of removing dissolved oxygen from a liquid, such as water.
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