[ ok-si-deyt ]
/ ˈɒk sɪˌdeɪt /
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verb (used with or without object), ox·i·dat·ed, ox·i·dat·ing.
Geochemistry. any of the class of sediments consisting chiefly of oxides of iron or manganese.
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OTHER WORDS FROM oxidatenon·ox·i·dat·ing, adjectiveun·ox·i·dat·ed, adjective
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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
/ (ˈɒksɪˌdeɪt) /
another word for oxidize
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