Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

peroxidize

[puh-rok-si-dahyz] /pəˈrɒk sɪˌdaɪz/
verb (used with or without object), peroxidized, peroxidizing. Chemistry.
1.
to convert into a peroxide, especially of the highest oxidation potential.
Also, especially British, peroxidise.
Origin of peroxidize
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30; peroxide + -ize
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for peroxidize
Historical Examples

Word of the Day

Nearby words for peroxidize

Word Value for peroxidize

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends