Decarbonized iron. See Malleable iron.Decarbonized steel, homogenous wrought iron made by a steel process, as that of Bessemer; ingot iron.

(De*car"bon*i`zer) n. He who, or that which, decarbonizes a substance.

(De*car`bu*ri*za"tion) n. The act, process, or result of decarburizing.

(De*car"bu*rize) v. t. To deprive of carbon; to remove the carbon from.

(De*card") v. t. To discard. [Obs.]

You have cast those by, decarded them.
J. Fletcher.

(De*car"di*nal*ize) v. t. To depose from the rank of cardinal.

(Dec"a*stere) n. [L. décastère; Gr. de`ka ten + F. stère a stere.] (Metric System) A measure of capacity, equal to ten steres, or ten cubic meters.

(Dec"a*stich) n. [Pref. deca- + Gr. sti`chos a row, a line of writing, a verse.] A poem consisting of ten lines.

2. One who decants liquors.

(De*caph"yl*lous) a. [Pref. deca- + Gr. leaf: cf. F. décaphylle.] (Bot.) Having ten leaves.

(De*cap"i*tate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Decapitated; p. pr. & vb. n. Decapitating.] [LL. decapitatus, p. p. of decapitare; L. de- + caput head. See Chief.]

1. To cut off the head of; to behead.

2. To remove summarily from office. [Colloq. U. S.]

(De*cap`i*ta"tion) n. [LL. decapitatio: cf. F. décapitation.] The act of beheading; beheading.

(Dec"a*pod) n. [Cf. F. décapode.] (Zoöl.) A crustacean with ten feet or legs, as a crab; one of the Decapoda. Also used adjectively.

(||De*cap"o*da) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. de`ka ten + poy`s, podo`s, foot.]

1. (Zoöl.) The order of Crustacea which includes the shrimps, lobsters, crabs, etc.

They have a carapace, covering and uniting the somites of the head and thorax and inclosing a gill chamber on each side, and usually have five (rarely six) pairs of legs. They are divided into two principal groups: Brachyura and Macrura. Some writers recognize a third (Anomura) intermediate between the others.

2. (Zoöl.) A division of the dibranchiate cephalopods including the cuttlefishes and squids. See Decacera.

(De*cap"o*dal De*cap"o*dous) a. (Zoöl.) Belonging to the decapods; having ten feet; ten- footed.

(De*car"bon*ate) v. t. To deprive of carbonic acid.

(De*car`bon*i*za"tion) n. The action or process of depriving a substance of carbon.

(De*car"bon*ize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Decarbonized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Decarbonizing.] To deprive of carbon; as, to decarbonize steel; to decarbonize the blood.

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