hydrogen peroxide

noun

Definition of hydrogen peroxide

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

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First Known Use of hydrogen peroxide

1872


HYDROGEN PEROXIDE Defined for English Language Learners

hydrogen peroxide

noun

Definition of hydrogen peroxide for English Language Learners

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


HYDROGEN PEROXIDE Defined for Kids

hydrogen peroxide

noun

Definition of hydrogen peroxide for Students

: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

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


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