HyperDic: denature

English > 3 senses of the word denature:
VERBchangedenatureadd nonfissionable material to (fissionable material) so as to make unsuitable for use in an atomic bomb
changedenaturemodify (as a native protein) especially by heat, acid, alkali, or ultraviolet radiation so that all of the original properties are removed or diminished
changedenaturemake (alcohol) unfit for drinking without impairing usefulness for other purposes
denature > pronunciation
Soundsdihney'cher
Rhymesacupuncture ... welcher: 102 rhymes with cher...
English > denature: 3 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningadd nonfissionable material to (fissionable material) so as to make unsuitable for use in an atomic bomb.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Catalandesnaturalitzar
Nounsdenaturantany substance that serves as a denaturing agent
English > denature: 3 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmodify (as a native protein) especially by heat, acid, alkali, or ultraviolet radiation so that all of the original properties are removed or diminished.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishdesnaturalizar
Catalandesnaturalitzar
Nounsdenaturantany substance that serves as a denaturing agent
English > denature: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake (alcohol) unfit for drinking without impairing usefulness for other purposes.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishdesnaturalizar
Catalandesnaturalitzar

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