from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A colorless, heavy, strongly oxidizing liquid, H2O2, capable of reacting explosively with combustibles and used principally in aqueous solution as a mild antiseptic, bleaching agent, oxidizing agent, and laboratory reagent.
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- noun inorganic chemistry A
colourless liquid, H2O2, soluble in water, used as a mild antiseptic, bleaching agent(especially for bleaching hair), oxidizing agentand chemical reagent.
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- noun a viscous liquid with strong oxidizing properties; a powerful bleaching agent; also used (in aqueous solutions) as a mild disinfectant and (in strong concentrations) as an oxidant in rocket fuels
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