oxidizer

[ ok-si-dahy-zer ]
/ ˈɒk sɪˌdaɪ zər /
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noun Chemistry.

Origin of oxidizer

First recorded in 1870–75; oxidize + -er1
Related formsan·ti·ox·i·diz·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for oxidizer

oxidizer

oxidiser

/ (ˈɒksɪˌdaɪzə) /

noun

an oxidant, esp a substance that combines with the fuel in a rocket engine
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Word Origin and History for oxidizer

oxidizer


n.

1875, agent noun from oxidize.

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Medicine definitions for oxidizer

oxidizer

[ ŏksĭ-dī′zər ]

n.

A substance that oxidizes another substance; an oxidizing agent.oxidant
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