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Ensminger spent several months last year removing oxidation from the aluminum surface of the plane in an arduous process of buffing and polishing.
The Guac-Lock is a bowl that effectively eliminates exposure to air, preventing the oxidation that discolors the avocados.
With engine temperatures being pushed up for better emissions control, the antioxidants are needed to prevent oxidation (and, therefore, thickening) of oil.
Long prized for its ductility, beauty and resistance to oxidation, gold was considered the property of rulers and kings, so why not the glittering stones found beside it?
While still cutting the apples, place the finished apple wedges in a bowl of acidulated water (add 1 tablespoon lemon juice or apple cider vinegar to water) to prevent oxidation.
Over time, weather and waves have sculpted the sandstone shore, and the oxidation of iron ore within the stones has painted them with colorful bands.
Much like oak, oxidation can give a wine more body, complexity, and a nuanced richness when used with thoughtfulness and restraint.
Natural winemakers also tend to be fond of uncommon approaches — varying degrees of skin-on fermentation, unusual varietals, intentional oxidation — leading to white wines that can be ripe and savory, reds that are almost effervescent.
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Origin and Etymology of oxidation
First Known Use: 1745See Words from the same year
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