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hydrogen peroxide

noun

Simple Definition of hydrogen peroxide

  • : a liquid that is used to make things lighter in color or to kill bacteria

Full Definition of hydrogen peroxide

  1. :  an unstable compound H2O2 used especially as an oxidizing and bleaching agent, an antiseptic, and a propellant

1872

First Known Use of hydrogen peroxide

1872


HYDROGEN PEROXIDE Defined for Kids

hydrogen peroxide

noun

Definition of hydrogen peroxide

  1. :  a liquid chemical containing hydrogen and oxygen and used for bleaching and as an antiseptic




Medical Dictionary

hydrogen peroxide

noun

Medical Definition of hydrogen peroxide

  1. :  an unstable compound H2O2 used especially as an oxidizing and bleaching agent and as an antiseptic





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