Dephlogisticated air, oxygen gas; — so called by Dr. Priestly and others of his time.

De`phlo*gis`ti*ca"tion n.

(De*phos`phor*i*za"tion) n. The act of freeing from phosphorous.

(De*pict") p. p. [L. depictus, p. p. of depingere to depict; de- + pingere to paint. See Paint, and cf. Depaint, p. p.] Depicted. Lydgate.

(De*pict") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Depicted; p. pr. & vb. n. Depicting.]

1. To form a colored likeness of; to represent by a picture; to paint; to portray.

His arms are fairly depicted in his chamber.

2. To represent in words; to describe vividly.

Cæsar's gout was then depicted in energetic language.

(De*pic"tion) n. [L. depictio.] A painting or depicting; a representation.

(De*peo"ple) v. t. To depopulate. [Obs.]

(De*per"dit) n. [LL. deperditum, fr. L. deperditus, p. p. of deperdere; de- + perdere to lose, destroy.] That which is lost or destroyed. [R.] Paley.

(De*per"dite*ly) adv. Hopelessly; despairingly; in the manner of one ruined; as, deperditely wicked. [Archaic]

(Dep`er*di"tion) n. [Cf. F. déperdition.] Loss; destruction. [Archaic] Sir T. Browne.

(De*per"ti*ble) a. [See Depart.] Divisible. [Obs.] Bacon.

(De*phlegm") v. t. [Pref. de- + phlegm water; cf. F. déphlegmer, déflegmer.] (O. Chem.) To rid of phlegm or water; to dephlegmate. [Obs.] Boyle.

(De*phleg"mate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dephlegmated; p. pr. & vb. n. Dephlegmating.] [See Dephlegm.] (Chem.) To deprive of superabundant water, as by evaporation or distillation; to clear of aqueous matter; to rectify; — used of spirits and acids.

(De`phleg*ma"tion) n. [Cf. F. déflegmation.] (Chem.) The operation of separating water from spirits and acids, by evaporation or repeated distillation; — called also concentration, especially when acids are the subject of it. [Obs.]

(De*phleg"ma*tor) n. An instrument or apparatus in which water is separated by evaporation or distillation; the part of a distilling apparatus in which the separation of the vapors is effected.

(De*phleg"ma*to*ry) a. Pertaining to, or producing, dephlegmation.

(De*phlegm"ed*ness) n. A state of being freed from water. [Obs.] Boyle.

(De`phlo*gis"tic*cate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dephlogisticated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Dephlogisticating.] [Pref. de- + phlosticate: cf. F. déphlogistiguer.] (O. Chem.) To deprive of phlogiston, or the supposed principle of inflammability. Priestley.

  By PanEris using Melati.

Previous chapter/page Back Home Email this Search Discuss Bookmark Next chapter/page
Copyright: All texts on Bibliomania are © Ltd, and may not be reproduced in any form without our written permission. See our FAQ for more details.