decarbonation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

de- +‎ carbonation

Noun[edit]

decarbonation (plural decarbonations)

  1. The removal of carbon
    • 2015 September 15, “Geochemical Evidence of the Seasonality, Affinity and Pigmenation of Solenopora jurassica”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0138305:
      The fact that the TLE was colourless and the residue was brown after decarbonation, indicates that the pigment responsible for the pink colour bands is part of the kerogen fraction.