to remove hydrogen from a substance

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  • Dehydrogenate — De*hy dro*gen*ate, v. t. (Chem.) To deprive of, or free from, hydrogen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dehydrogenate — [dē hī′drə jənīz΄, dē΄hī dräj′ənīz΄] vi. dehydrogenized, dehydrogenizing [dē hī′drə jən āt΄, dē΄hī drä′jə nāt΄] vt. dehydrogenated, dehydrogenating to remove hydrogen from: also dehydrogenize [dē hī′drə jənīz΄, dē΄hī dräj′ənīz΄] vi.… …   English World dictionary

  • dehydrogenate — transitive verb see dehydrogenation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dehydrogenate — dehydrogenation, n. /dee huy dreuh jeuh nayt , dee huy droj euh /, v.t., dehydrogenated, dehydrogenating. Chem. to remove hydrogen from (a compound). [1840 50; DE + HYDROGENATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • dehydrogenate — To subject to dehydrogenation. * * * de·hy·dro·ge·nate .dē (.)hī dräj ə .nāt, ( )dē hī drə jə vt, nat·ed; nat·ing to remove hydrogen from de·hy·dro·ge·na·tion .dē (.)hī .dräj ə nā shən, (.)dē .hī drə jə n * * * de·hy·dro·gen·ate (de hiґdro… …   Medical dictionary

  • dehydrogenate — v. remove hydrogen from (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dehydrogenate — verb Chemistry remove a hydrogen atom or atoms from. Derivatives dehydrogenation noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • dehydrogenate — de·hydrogenate …   English syllables

  • dehydrogenate — de•hy•dro•gen•ate [[t]diˈhaɪ drə dʒəˌneɪt, ˌdi haɪˈdrɒdʒ ə [/t]] v. t. at•ed, at•ing chem. to remove hydrogen from • Etymology: 1840–50 de•hy dro•gen•a′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • dehydrogenate — /ˌdihaɪˈdrɒdʒəneɪt/ (say .deehuy drojuhnayt) verb (t) (dehydrogenated, dehydrogenating) to extract hydrogen from (a compound). –dehydrogenation, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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