deexcite

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Etymology[edit]

de- +‎ excite

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

deexcite (third-person singular simple present deexcites, present participle deexciting, simple past and past participle deexcited)

  1. (physics) To decrease the energy of something
  2. (physics) To move an atom etc to a lower energy level

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