Definition of deaerate in English:

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deaerate

Pronunciation: /ˌdēˈerāt/

verb

[with object] (usually be deaerated)
Partially or completely remove dissolved air from (something): the electrolyte was deaerated by purging it with argon
More example sentences
  • Copper corrodes at negligible rates in unpolluted air, water, and deaerated nonoxidizing acids.
  • In the laser flash photolysis measurements the solutions were deaerated by purging with nitrogen.
  • The solutions were first deaerated by purging with gaseous NZ directly in the EPR cell for 10 min, then a small quantity of oxygen was added to the solution by injecting measured 1 mL of air into the purging line after the NZ was turned off.

Derivatives

deaeration

Pronunciation: /ˌdē-erˈāSHən/
noun
Example sentences
  • There are four basic steps in boiler water treatment programs: clarification, demineralization and softening, deaeration, and the addition of amines.
  • Mechanical and chemical deaeration is an integral part of modern boiler water protection and control.
  • It is essential that sufficient venting is provided at all times or deaeration will be incomplete.

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Syllabification: de·aer·ate

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