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Verb: deoxidise  dee'ók-si,dIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: deoxidize)
  1. (chemistry) 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
    - deoxidize, reduce

Derived forms: deoxidising, deoxidises, deoxidised

Type of: change

Antonym: oxidise [Brit]