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epoxidize

[ e-pok-si-dahyz, ih-pok- ]
/ 蓻藞p蓲k s瑟藢da瑟z, 瑟藞p蓲k- /
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verb (used with object), ep路ox路i路dized, ep路ox路i路diz路ing.Chemistry.
to change (a chemical compound) into an epoxide.
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Origin of epoxidize

epoxide + -ize, on the model of oxidize

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