Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See oxidation.

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Examples

  • Yes, I think so; the acid is distinguished by the name of its base, and its degree of oxydation, that is, the quantity of oxygen it contains, by the termination of that name in _ous_ or _ic_; thus sulphure_ous_ acid is that formed by the smallest proportion of oxygen combined with sulphur; sulphur_ic_ acid that which results from the combination of sulphur with the greatest quantity of oxygen.

    Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2 In Which the Elements of that Science Are Familiarly Explained and Illustrated by Experiments

  • Well, this is an engineering error from apple, this is called oxydation, aluminum DO rust, but the color is not "orange", it's white.

    Discussions: Message List - root

  • A bright steel needle introduced and allowed to remain for half an hour in living flesh will be still bright -- if dead, it will be tarnished by oxydation.

    Ensuring Deadness in 1889

  • It is flimsy and may be approved in the US, but it is also subject to oxydation in warmer humid climates.

    Electrical Service

  • It is flimsy and may be approved in the US, but it is also subject to oxydation in warmer humid climates.

    Electrical Service

  • It is flimsy and may be approved in the US, but it is also subject to oxydation in warmer humid climates.

    Electrical Service

  • I first soaked the stuff in hot water with tin foil and salt, which actually remove quite a lot of oxydation.

    Shopping frenzy.

  • It is flimsy and may be approved in the US, but it is also subject to oxydation in warmer humid climates.

    Electrical Service

  • It is flimsy and may be approved in the US, but it is also subject to oxydation in warmer humid climates.

    Electrical Service

  • It is flimsy and may be approved in the US, but it is also subject to oxydation in warmer humid climates.

    Electrical Service

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