oxidation

noun ox·i·da·tion \ ˌäk-sə-ˈdā-shən \
Updated on: 10 Dec 2017

Definition of oxidation

1 : the act or process of oxidizing
2 : the state or result of being oxidized

oxidative

play \ˈäk-sə-ˌdā-tiv\ adjective

oxidatively

adverb

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Origin and Etymology of oxidation

French, from oxider, oxyder to oxidize, from oxide


OXIDATION Defined for Kids

oxidation

noun ox·i·da·tion \ ˌäk-sə-ˈdā-shən \

Definition of oxidation for Students

: the process of oxidizing

Medical Dictionary

oxidation

noun ox·i·da·tion \ ˌäk-sə-ˈdā-shən \

medical Definition of oxidation

1 : the act or process of oxidizing
2 : the state or result of being oxidized


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