Of course, this causes the nail clippers to oxidize and the water turns rusty, but it boils.
In dry and cold air, iron does not oxidize, but when the air is dry and moist, it oxidizes rapidly.
The lead may begin to oxidize if this is done and make it difficult to do a good job.
But these contact points would soon oxidize, so naturally I prefer some conducting material which will not oxidize.
When it hit that blue ship, you could almost see it oxidize before your eyes.
The bead must be cooled very suddenly, for if it cools too slowly, it then has time to oxidize again.
We take in fuel and oxidize it, using the heat as our source of power.
In addition we know of many substances which oxidize by taking up oxygen without giving off CO2.
Sugar will oxidize readily, and in so doing will yield abundant power.
The effect is to cause the surface exposed to dentin to oxidize more than tin would do alone; in that there is a benefit.
oxidize ox·i·dize (ŏk'sĭ-dīz')
v. ox·i·dized, ox·i·diz·ing, ox·i·diz·es
To combine with oxygen; change into an oxide.
To increase the positive charge or valence of an element by removing electrons.