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deaerate

Line breaks: de|aer¦ate
Pronunciation: /diːˈɛːreɪt
 
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Definition of deaerate in English:

verb

[with object]
Remove dissolved air from (a substance).
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

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈreɪʃ(ə)n/
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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