Unlike metals like iron, which rusts and corrodes dramatically, chromium remains stable after oxidation and subsequent burial.
In fact, it is no longer “rubber,” but an oxidation product containing much resinous matter.
Lavoisier had ascribed this heat to the oxidation of the food.
All access of air should be avoided as much as possible, as it leads to oxidation.
The oxidation of alcohol does not therefore belong to class 1.
The filling itself will prevent caries, but oxidation acts as an assistant.
The annealing cannot be carried out in air, owing to the tendency to oxidation.
Great advances have been made since the first early guesses that the light was due to phosphorus and was a kind of oxidation.
(p. 61) The author continues his investigations of the oxidation of cellulose.
oxidation occurs to a slight extent in the blood, but the specific reactions are intracellular.
oxidation ox·i·da·tion (ŏk'sĭ-dā'shən)
The combination of a substance with oxygen.
A reaction in which the atoms in an element lose electrons and the valence of the element is correspondingly increased.