deoxidant


deoxidant
\(ˈ)dē+\ noun (-s)
Etymology: deoxidate + -ant

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/dee ok"si deuhnt/, n. Chem.
an agent that deoxidizes.
[DEOXID(IZE) + -ANT]

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