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Definition of oxy

: containing oxygen or additional oxygen often used in combinationoxyhemoglobin

Examples of oxy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Lumber cost jacked, turtle benefit, eviction relief: News from around our 50 states," 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 27 Jan. 2021.

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Medical Definition of oxy

: containing oxygen or additional oxygen often used in combination oxyhemoglobin

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