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oxidizing agent

oxidizing agent

noun

Definition of OXIDIZING AGENT

:  a substance that oxidizes something especially chemically (as by accepting electrons)

First Known Use of OXIDIZING AGENT

1830

oxidizing agent

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OXIDIZING AGENT

:  a substance that oxidizes something especially chemically (as by accepting electrons)—called also oxidant; compare reducing agent

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