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  • v. Present participle of oxidate.


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  • One of the few rigorously designed tests of the oxidating mouthwashes is a 48-patient study on SmartMouth, published in 2004 in the Journal of Clinical Dentistry.

    Mouthwashes Promise

  • Most of the mouthwashes contain an oxidating agent, such as sodium chlorite, which the companies say chemically neutralizes mouth gases.

    Mouthwashes Promise

  • There were billions of conscientious body cells oxidating away day and night like dumb animals at their complicated job of keeping him alive and healthy, and every one was a potential traitor and foe.

    July 2004

  • It may be that development in the near future will reveal the importance for our organism of copper concerning oxidation and of vitamin C with certain followers in plants, viz. oxidating enzyme, and oxidizable and reducible substances

    Physiology or Medicine 1937 - Presentation Speech

  • It has already been intimated, the chief feature of the treatment of obesity is acceleration of the exchanges; and this is in the main true, though it must also be borne in mind that, while there are obese who excrete little urea and have a depressed central nervous temperature, many may be azoturic, and besides eliminate phosphate in excess, when an oxidating treatment will not only fail, but prove positively injurious.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 821, September 26, 1891

  • By having the end of this steam pipe bent downwards so as to reach the bottom of the pool, and then to discharge a current of steam beneath the surface of the molten cast iron, I thought that I should by this simple means supply a most effective carbon-oxidating agent, at the same time that I produced a powerful agitating action within the pool.

    James Nasmyth: Engineer, An Autobiography.


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