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oxidate

[ ok-si-deyt ]
/ 藞蓲k s瑟藢de瑟t /
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verb (used with or without object), ox路i路dat路ed, ox路i路dat路ing.
to oxidize.
noun
Geochemistry. any of the class of sediments consisting chiefly of oxides of iron or manganese.
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Origin of oxidate

First recorded in 1780鈥90; oxide + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM oxidate

non路ox路i路dat路ing, adjectiveun路ox路i路dat路ed, adjective
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How to use oxidate in a sentence

  • It has become a brown infusible substance, which does not shine in the dark nor oxidate in the air.

    Medical Essays|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

British Dictionary definitions for oxidate

oxidate
/ (藞蓲ks瑟藢de瑟t) /

verb
another word for oxidize
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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