from The American Heritage® 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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