peroxidation

noun
per·​ox·​i·​da·​tion | \pə-ˌräk-sə-ˈdā-shən \

Definition of peroxidation 

: oxidation to the greatest possible extent resulting especially in formation of a peroxide

First Known Use of peroxidation

1839, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about peroxidation

Share peroxidation

Statistics for peroxidation

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for peroxidation

The first known use of peroxidation was in 1839

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for peroxidation

peroxidation

noun
per·​ox·​i·​da·​tion | \-ˈdā-shən \

Medical Definition of peroxidation 

: the process of peroxidizing a chemical compound

Comments on peroxidation

What made you want to look up peroxidation? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a private place of worship

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!