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oxidate

[ok-si-deyt]Chemistry
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verb (used with or without object), ox·i·dat·ed, ox·i·dat·ing.
  1. to oxidize.
noun
  1. Geochemistry. any of the class of sediments consisting chiefly of oxides of iron or manganese.

Origin of oxidate

First recorded in 1780–90; oxide + -ate1
Related formsnon·ox·i·dat·ing, adjectiveun·ox·i·dat·ed, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • The hinges and ironwork were also imitations of the antique, which were first oxidated and then repolished.

    Thoughts on Art and Autobiographical Memoirs of Giovanni Dupr

    Giovanni Dupr


British Dictionary definitions for oxidated

oxidate

verb
  1. another word for oxidize
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