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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A substance that oxidizes another substance, especially one that supports the combustion of fuel; an oxidizing agent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An oxidizing agent, especially one used to oxidize the fuel of a rocket or a fuel cell.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An agent employed in oxidation, or which facilitates or brings about combination with oxygen

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That which oxidizes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a substance that oxidizes another substance

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