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oxygenate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Chemistry
oxygenateox‧y‧gen‧ate /ˈɒksɪdʒəneɪt $ ˈɑːk-/ verb [transitive] technical  HCto add oxygen to somethingoxygenation /ˌɒksɪdʒəˈneɪʃən $ ˌɑːk-/ noun [uncountable]
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oxygenateThese plants absorb the carbon dioxide released by the corals and so help to keep the water oxygenated.In such arteriovenous malformations, much of the oxygenated arterial blood is shunted directly into the veins without ever traversing the capillaries.When a carcass is trapped underground, oxygenating bacteria can not dissolve away the bones.After boil-off the hopped wort is cooled and oxygenated enroute to fermenting vessel where the magic ingredient, yeast, is added.The plaintiff's lobsters died after the failure of a pump to oxygenate the water where they were kept.
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Verb table
oxygenate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyoxygenate
he, she, itoxygenates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyoxygenated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave oxygenated
he, she, ithas oxygenated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad oxygenated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill oxygenate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have oxygenated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam oxygenating
he, she, itis oxygenating
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you, we, theyare oxygenating
Past
I, he, she, itwas oxygenating
you, we, theywere oxygenating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been oxygenating
he, she, ithas been oxygenating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been oxygenating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be oxygenating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been oxygenating
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