reoxidize

verb re·ox·i·dize \ (ˌ)rē-ˈäk-sə-ˌdīz \
variants: or less commonly re-oxidize
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reoxidize

reoxidized also re-oxidized; reoxidizing also re-oxidizing
transitive + intransitive
: to oxidize again
  • caused the metal to reoxidize

reoxidation

play \(ˌ)rē-ˌäk-sə-ˈdā-shən\ or less commonly re-oxidation noun, plural reoxidations also re-oxidations
    • a coating used to prevent reoxidation

First Known Use of reoxidize

1840

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