Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of oxidise.
  • adj. Alternative spelling of oxidizing.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It also cut the level of hydroperoxides, another group of oxidising agents that cause cell damage.

    Of sommeliers and stomachs « Isegoria

  • However, the goal of this is clear: to ensure that oxidising liquids cannot be brought through in sufficiently high quantities to improvise dangerous quantities of certain types of explosives on an airplane without making several trips through the security checkpoint.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The World’s Youngest Suspected Terrorist

  • This is needed to keep the quince from oxidising as you prepare them.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • In the absence of powerful oxidising agents e.g. chlorates I would imagine that gummi bears/jelly babies are perfectly safe.

    Gummi Bear Surprise

  • If you aren't going to use it straight away, store it in the fridge - make sure you add a little extra oil over the top to stop the pesto from oxidising.

    Presto Pasta Night #50

  • Place the celeriac into a bowl and drizzle over with a little lemon juice to stop it from oxidising.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • This can be stored in the fridge under a layer of oil to stop the pesto from oxidising.

    The Potato

  • This started rather benignly with simple gunpowder but graduated to more dangerous oxidising agents after

    Barry J. Marshall - Autobiography

  • There was no oxidising agent present in any of those cars so, contrary to what is being universally claimed in th MSM, no possibility of 'massive explosions' - just impressive looking fireballs.

    Britain Must be Ready for Further Attacks

  • It is very specific for glucose, oxidising it to gluconolactone in the presence of oxygen.

    Archive 2004-12-01

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