Deoxidate

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Deoxidate (Chem) To deoxidize.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • deoxidate To deprive of oxygen, or reduce from the state of an oxid, as by heating a substance with carbon or in a stream of hydrogen gas: as, to deoxidate iron or copper. Also deoxydate, disoxidate.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Deoxidate de-oks′i-dāt to take oxygen from, or reduce from the state of an oxide—also Deox′idise
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Usage

In literature:

In fact, the life of the tissues is dependent upon a continual succession of oxidations and deoxidations.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
They are not dissipated by heat, and give a violet colour to the deoxidizing flame of the blowpipe.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
The deoxidizing slag is now formed by additions of lime, coke and fluorspar (and for some analyses ferrosilicon).
"The Working of Steel" by Fred H. Colvin
The variation is required to meet the difficulty occasioned by the tension of the nitric acid and products of deoxidation.
"Researches on Cellulose" by C. F. Cross
Hydrogen, deoxidating power of, 547.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
It is colourless in the oxidized, blue in the deoxidized state, and contains copper as a chemical constituent.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
They may, like heat, exert their appropriate influence, which seems to be mainly that of deoxidation, and yet not be colorific.
"The Religion of Geology and Its Connected Sciences" by Edward Hitchcock
For example, the Tertiary formations are characteristically light colored, a result, however, of deoxidation.
"Climatic Changes" by Ellsworth Huntington
Vegetable growth is a deoxidizing process.
"Curiosities of Heat" by Lyman B. Tefft
Much the same is true of the heat needed for the deoxidation of the silica, SiO2 + 2C = Si + 2CO2.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 7" by Various
The deoxidizing process is carried on by means of chemical changes in the substance of the coaly matter.
"A Report on Washington Territory" by William Henry Ruffner
When limonite is dehydrated and deoxidized in the presence of carbonic acid, it may give rise to chalybite.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 6" by Various
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In science:

This may explain why deoxidation of graphene is provided easily21 by the STM tip at 100◦ C at close proximity of oxidized graphene surface, despite the strong binding energy of O atom.
Graphene coatings: An efficient protection from oxidation
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