decarbonise

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

de- +‎ carbonise

Verb[edit]

decarbonise (third-person singular simple present decarbonises, present participle decarbonising, simple past and past participle decarbonised)

  1. (British spelling) Alternative form of decarbonize
    • 2019 October, Roger Ford, “WCP award - victory for DfT reactionaries”, in Modern Railways, page 31:
      Interestingly, given the current focus on decarbonising the railways, back in 2007, electricity generation produced 455 grams of CO₂/kWh. At that time, this was forecast to fall to 320g/kWh by 2022.

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