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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ox•i•da•tionˌɒk sɪˈdeɪ ʃən; -dəˈzeɪ ʃən(n.)

also ox•i•di•za•tion

  1. the process or result of oxidizing.

    Category: Chemistry

  2. the deposit that forms on the surface of a metal as it oxidizes.

    Category: Chemistry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oxidative(adj)

    taking place in the presence of oxygen

    "oxidative glycolysis"; "oxidative rancidity"


  1. oxidative(Adjective)

    Of, relating to, or produced by oxidation.


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