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deoxidize

[dē′äk·sə‚dīz]
(chemistry)
To remove oxygen by any of several processes.
To reduce from the state of an oxide.
(metallurgy)
To remove an oxide film from a metal surface.
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The FT-IR result shows that the effect of the deoxidization was very efficient at the crude oil velocity of 0.
Once deoxidization has been completed, the ladle is removed from the vacuum chamber and the molten iron is inoculated and proceeds to the pouring line.
Mg is commonly used in Ni alloys such as Monel for deoxidization purposes.