from The Century Dictionary.

  • To convert into an oxid, as metals, etc., by combination with oxygen. Also oxygenate.
  • To become oxidized; become an oxid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb (Chem.), obsolete To oxidize.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb dated (chemistry) to oxidize
  • noun dated (chemistry) an oxide

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

  • verb enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide
  • verb add oxygen to or combine with oxygen


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