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oxidant

[ ok-si-duhnt ]
/ ˈɒk sɪ dənt /
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noun
a chemical agent that oxidizes.
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Also called oxidizer, oxidizing agent.

Origin of oxidant

First recorded in 1880–85; oxide + -ant
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British Dictionary definitions for oxidant

oxidant
/ (ˈɒksɪdənt) /

noun
a substance that acts or is used as an oxidizing agentAlso called (esp in rocketry): oxidizer
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Medical definitions for oxidant

oxidant
[ ŏksĭ-dənt ]

n.
oxidizer
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