[ ok-si-dey-shuh n ]
/ ɒk sɪˈdeɪ ʃən /
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Also ox·i·di·za·tion [ok-si-duh-zey-shuh n] /ˌɒk sɪ dəˈzeɪ ʃən/.
ox·i·da·tion·al, ox·i·da·tive, adjectivenon·ox·i·da·tion, nounnon·ox·i·da·tive, adjectivenon·ox·i·di·za·tion, noun
o·ver·ox·i·di·za·tion, nounre·ox·i·da·tion, nounself-ox·i·da·tion, nounun·ox·i·da·tive, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for non-oxidative
/ (ˌɒksɪˈdeɪʃən) /
- the act or process of oxidizing
- (as modifier)an oxidation state; an oxidation potential
Derived Formsoxidational, adjectiveoxidative, adjective
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Medicine definitions for non-oxidative
[ 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.
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Science definitions for non-oxidative
[ ŏk′sĭ-dā′shən ]
The chemical combination of a substance with oxygen.
A chemical reaction in which an atom or ion loses electrons, thus undergoing an increase in valence. Removing an electron from an iron atom having a valence of +2 changes the valence to +3. Compare reduction.
Related formsoxidative adjective
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Culture definitions for non-oxidative
Any chemical reaction in which a material gives up electrons, as when the material combines with oxygen. Burning is an example of rapid oxidation; rusting is an example of slow oxidation. (See combustion and reduction.)
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