- oxidant smog,
- oxidation number,
- oxidation potential,
- oxidation state,
Origin of oxidation
Examples from the Web for oxidization
Where does this oxidization, or burning up of worn-out cells, take place?The Recitation|George Herbert Betts
The luminescence, therefore, is controlled by the respiratory organs and the work produced is an oxidization.The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles|Jean Henri Fabre
After this the skins are dried in a mild heat that causes the oxidization of the oil.
These ferments set up an oxidization process which splits up the complex organic compounds which still exist in the leaf cells.Tobacco Leaves|W. A. Brennan
All red stamps with cochineal are subject to oxidization from dampness, sulphur fumes, etc.
- the act or process of oxidizing
- (as modifier)an oxidation state; an oxidation potential
1791, from French oxidation (1787), coined by G. de Morveau and A. Lavoisier, noun of action from oxider "oxidize," from oxide (see oxide).
Any chemical reaction in which a material gives up electrons, as when the material combines with oxygen. Burning is an example of rapid oxidation; rusting is an example of slow oxidation. (See combustion and reduction.)