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oxygenate

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verb ox·y·gen·ate \ˈäk-si-jə-ˌnāt, äk-ˈsi-jə-\

Definition of oxygenate

oxygenated

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oxygenating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to impregnate, combine, or supply (as blood) with oxygen

oxygenation

play \ˌäk-si-jə-ˈnā-shən, äk-ˌsi-jə-\ noun

1788

First Known Use of oxygenate

1788


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oxygenate

noun ox·y·gen·ate

Definition of oxygenate

  1. :  an oxygen-containing substance (as ethanol) used especially in gasoline to promote more complete combustion

1958

First Known Use of oxygenate

1958


OXYGENATE Defined for English Language Learners

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oxygenate

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verb ox·y·gen·ate \ˈäk-si-jə-ˌnāt, äk-ˈsi-jə-\

Definition of oxygenate for English Language Learners

  • : to add oxygen to (something)


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oxygenate

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transitive verb ox·y·gen·ate \ˈäk-si-jə-ˌnāt, äk-ˈsij-ə-\

Medical Definition of oxygenate

oxygenated

;

oxygenating

  1. :  to impregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen <oxygenated blood> <better to oxygenate the patient first—Anesthesia Digest>

oxygenation

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