Definitions for oxidationˌɒk sɪˈdeɪ ʃən; -dəˈzeɪ ʃən
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ox•i•da•tionˌɒk sɪˈdeɪ ʃən; -dəˈzeɪ ʃən(n.)
the process or result of oxidizing.
the deposit that forms on the surface of a metal as it oxidizes.
Origin of oxidation:
oxidation, oxidization, oxidisation(noun)
the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction
The combination of a substance with oxygen.
A reaction in which the atoms of an element lose electrons and the valence of the element increases.