from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A substance that oxidizes another substance; an oxidizing agent.
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- n. an oxidizing agent
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An oxidizing agent; a substance which yields up oxygen readily to other bodies.
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- n. a substance that oxidizes another substance
French oxidant, present participle of oxider, to oxidize, from oxide, oxide; see oxide.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)