decarbonize

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de- +‎ carbonize

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decarbonize (third-person singular simple present decarbonizes, present participle decarbonizing, simple past and past participle decarbonized)

  1. To remove carbon from something, especially from an engine; to decoke.
  2. To reduce or replace fossil fuels by renewable energy in energy production systems and processes.