desulfurate

or de·sul·phu·rate

[dee-suhl-fyuh-reyt, -fuh-]

verb (used with object), de·sul·fu·rat·ed, de·sul·fu·rat·ing. Chemistry.

to desulfurize.

Nearby words

  1. destructo,
  2. destructor,
  3. desuetude,
  4. desulfur,
  5. desulfurase,
  6. desulfurize,
  7. desulphurize,
  8. desultory,
  9. det,
  10. det.

Origin of desulfurate

First recorded in 1750–60; de- + sulfurate

Related formsde·sul·fu·ra·tion, noun

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