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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of oxygenate.
  • adj. Containing oxygen, or oxygen-containing radicals, as substituents


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  • The fetus in the uterus has an organ called the placenta, the fine extremities of the vessels of which permeate the arteries of the uterus, and the blood of the fetus becomes thus oxygenated from the passing stream of the maternal arterial blood; exactly as is done by the gills of fish from the stream of water, which they occasion to pass through them.

    Canto I

  • The third degree of oxygenation changes these into the species of acids distinguished by the termination in ic, as the nitric and sulphuric acids; and, lastly, we can express a fourth or higher degree of oxygenation by adding the word oxygenated to the name of the acid, as has already been done with oxygenated muriatic acid. "

    A History of Science: in Five Volumes. Volume IV: Modern Development of the Chemical and Biological Sciences

  • It was afterwards, by the French nomenclaturists, termed oxygenated muriatic acid, conceiving it to be a compound of oxygen and muriatic acid.

    American Hand Book of the Daguerreotype

  • But they did not know that some plants excel at sucking up a class of chemicals known as oxygenated volatile organic compounds, or oVOCs.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Rapid progress has been made against carbon monoxide, a winter pollutant that can cause respiratory distress, partly because a new "oxygenated" gasoline that reduces carbon-monoxide emissions was adopted last year in many cities.

    Winning The War On Smog

  • The cleaner burning gasoline is an "oxygenated" fuel – some actual fuel is replaced by oxygen an oxidizer, not a fuel, thereby slightly lowering the energy content of a gallon of gasoline versus a gallon of conventional gasoline.

    Oily residue - BatesLine

  • Modern "oxygenated" race fuels (E10, E50, E85) are especially sensitive to the presence of water, and even a few drops of condensation can begin "Phase Separation".

    Inside Track Breaking News Blog

  • Two lines of merchandise will be available for purchase online: General Oxygen merchandise with "oxygenated" phrases such as "Over It" and "Obsessed," and

    Multichannel News: Business News

  • Light with these colors changes in predictable ways when they strike certain compounds, such as oxygenated hemoglobin, water or lipids.

    University of Florida News

  • After Stalin's death, their independent thought and behaviour became "oxygenated".

    Edward Lucas


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  • My adjectival use: 'The heart sends the oxygenated blood around the body,'

    August 20, 2011