verb (used with object), ox·i·dized, ox·i·diz·ing.
verb (used without object), ox·i·dized, ox·i·diz·ing.
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Cerium is detected by giving with borax a bead which is yellow in the oxidising, and colourless in the reducing flame.
The oxidising point of a pointed flame may be used for both kinds of glass.
The bleaching power of light depends on its actinic or chemical rays, which, like chlorine, appear to act as an oxidising agent.
This gives with borax a colourless bead in the oxidising, and a green one in the reducing, flame.
They are then ignited in an oxidising atmosphere at a high temperature for about 10 minutes.