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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The fact that this molecule is nevertheless present in our oxidizing atmosphere is because it is continuously produced by microbes.
It shouldn’t be stable in the atmosphere of a planet like Venus where it would be rapidly oxidized unless, like on Earth, there is a constant new supply.
Some of the fuel has probably been oxidized and breached and melted at the top of the core where the heat rises.
Indol is absorbed and oxidized into indoxyl, which combines with potassium and sulphuric acid and is thus excreted.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Other forms of contact rapidly oxidized and went out of business.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
The cables are wrapped in cotton duck soaked in oxidized oil and varnish, and are sheathed in sheet iron.
Potassium cyanide is a powerful reducing agent (see p. 89) and is readily oxidized to potassium cyanate.
It is not impossible, even, that we also must consider negative ions FeO22 and their tendency to be oxidized.