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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons;
[syn: deoxidize, deoxidise, reduce]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Deoxidize \De*ox"i*dize\, v. t. (Chem.) To deprive of oxygen; to reduce from the state of an oxide. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

deoxidize v 1: to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons [syn: deoxidize, deoxidise, reduce] [ant: oxidate, oxidise, oxidize]