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- v. (chemistry) to oxidize
- n. (chemistry) an oxide
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To oxidize.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To convert into an oxid, as metals, etc., by combination with oxygen. Also oxygenate.
- To become oxidized; become an oxid.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide
- v. add oxygen to or combine with oxygen
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Where I come from we have a saying that a decanter is only as good as the pour (meaning to allow a good splash so the wine can oxidate while pouring).
The hardest rock is worn into impalpable mud, the ordinary metals oxidate, and both are removed; but gold, platina, and a few others are nearly indestructible, and from their weight, sinking to the bottom, are left behind.
The parts, however, where the letters of the inscription had existed, oxidate at a different rate from the surrounding parts, so that these letters exhibit their shape, and become legible in consequence of the film of oxide which covers them having a different thickness, and therefore reflecting a different tint from that of the adjacent parts.
If we use an uniform and homogeneous disc of silver that has never been hammered or compressed, its surface will oxidate equally, provided all its parts are equally heated.
It has become a brown infusible substance, which does not shine in the dark nor oxidate in the air.
When a piece of zinc and silver are connected together, and the zinc is put in a situation to decompose water, and oxidate, a current of hydrogen gas will separate from the silver wire, provided this be immersed under water; but when it is not, a current of electricity passes, which is sensible to the electrometer.
It is not absolutely necessary to use two metals to produce the galvanic phenomena; for if one side of a metal be made to oxidate, while the other is prevented from oxidation, these appearances will still be produced.
I. Glycolysis, gludoneogenesis, oxidate phoshphorylation and the tricarboxylic acid cycle.
Based on the emerging understanding of the role of serum selenium in hypertension and cardiovascular disease, and the differing concentrations in African Americans and whites, Dr. Ani and his colleagues theorized that high serum concentrations of selenium might predict reduced levels of oxidate stress and vascular injury in certain ethnic groups that correlates with the incidence of cardiovascular diseases.
a brown infusible substance, which does not shine in the dark nor oxidate in the air.