oxy

adjective
\ ˈäk-sē How to pronounce oxy (audio) \

Definition of oxy

: containing oxygen or additional oxygen often used in combination oxyhemoglobin

Examples of oxy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The company is a global manufacturer of welding products, arc welding equipment, welding consumables, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment and robotic welding systems. Q.ai - Investing Reimagined, Forbes, 6 Apr. 2021 The company, Black Hills Energy, will help the school test a new technology called flameless, pressurized oxy-fuel. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 2 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of oxy

1910, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for oxy

French, from oxygène oxygen

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“Oxy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxy. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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oxy

adjective
\ ˈäk-sē How to pronounce oxy (audio) \

Medical Definition of oxy

: containing oxygen or additional oxygen often used in combination oxyhemoglobin

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