Definition of Desulfurize

1. Verb. Remove sulfur from.

Exact synonyms: Desulphurize
Generic synonyms: Get Rid Of, Remove



Definition of Desulfurize

1. Verb. (transitive) To remove the sulfur from something (such as petroleum or flue gases). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Desulfurize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Desulfurize

desulfur
desulfurase
desulfurases
desulfurate
desulfurated
desulfurates
desulfurating
desulfured
desulfuring
desulfurise
desulfurised
desulfurises
desulfurising
desulfurization
desulfurizations
desulfurize (current term)
desulfurized
desulfurizes
desulfurizing
desulfurococcaceae
desulfurs
desulphur
desulphurase
desulphurases
desulphurate
desulphurated
desulphurates
desulphurating
desulphuration
desulphurations

Literary usage of Desulfurize

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1. International Energy Outlook 98: With Projections Thru 2020 edited by Mary Hutzler, Linda Doman, Arthur T. Anderson (1998)
"In addition, sulfur requirements may lead refiners to invest in processes that either desulfurize feedstocks before they are refined or ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1915)
"An attempt was made to desulfurize this 2-thi( hydantoin by boiling 2.5 g. of the compound for 6 hours with 5 g. chloroacetic acid in 50 cc. of water. ..."

3. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1922)
"... he has properly made the steel in the electric furnace; that is, he could not desulfurize the steel without having previously cleaned and deoxidized it. ..."

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