oxidate

[ ok-si-deyt ]
/ ˈɒk sɪˌdeɪt /
Chemistry

verb (used with or without object), ox·i·dat·ed, ox·i·dat·ing.

noun

Geochemistry. any of the class of sediments consisting chiefly of oxides of iron or manganese.

Origin of oxidate

First recorded in 1780–90; oxide + -ate1

Related forms

non·ox·i·dat·ing, adjectiveun·ox·i·dat·ed, adjective
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Examples from the Web for oxidate

  • 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

/ (ˈɒksɪˌdeɪt) /

verb

another word for oxidize
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