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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ox•i•dizeˈɒk sɪˌdaɪz(v.)-dized, -diz•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to combine chemically with oxygen; convert into an oxide.

    Category: Chemistry

  2. to cover with a coating of oxide or rust.

    Category: Chemistry

  3. to increase the valence of (an atom or molecule) by removing electrons.

    Category: Chemistry

    Ref: Compare reduce (def. 9c). 12 4

  4. (v.i.)to become oxidized.

    Category: Chemistry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oxidant, oxidizer, oxidiser, oxidizing agent(noun)

    a substance that oxidizes another substance


  1. oxidizer(Noun)

    An oxidizing agent, especially one used to oxidize the fuel of a rocket or a fuel cell.


  1. Oxidizer

    Oxidizer is an album by industrial rock band Chemlab.


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