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dephlogisticated


dephlogisticated


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dephlogisticcate  \De`phlo*gis"tic*cate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Dephlogisticated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Dephlogisticating}.] 
  [Pref.  de-  +  phlosticate:  cf  F.  d['e]phlogistiguer.]  (O. 
  Chem.) 
  To  deprive  of  phlogiston,  or  the  supposed  principle  of 
  inflammability.  --Priestley. 
 
  {Dephlogisticated  air},  oxygen  gas;  --  so  called  by  Dr 
  Priestly  and  others  of  his  time.  -- 
  {De`phlo*gis`ti*ca"tion},  n.