desulfurize

[ dee-suhl-fyuh-rahyz, -fuh- ]
/ diˈsʌl fyəˌraɪz, -fə- /

verb (used with object), de·sul·fu·rized, de·sul·fu·riz·ing.

to free from sulfur.

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Also especially British, de·sul·phu·rize, de·sul·phu·rise .

Origin of desulfurize

First recorded in 1860–65; de- + sulfurize

OTHER WORDS FROM desulfurize

de·sul·fu·ri·za·tion, nounde·sul·fu·riz·er, nounnon·de·sul·fu·ri·za·tion, nounnon·de·sul·fu·rized, adjective
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