epoxidation

[ e-pok-si-dey-shuh n, ih-pok- ]
/ ɛˌpɒk sɪˈdeɪ ʃən, ɪˌpɒk- /

noun Chemistry.

a reaction that yields an epoxide.

Origin of epoxidation

First recorded in 1940–45; epoxide + -ation
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