Origin of oxidizer
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And the solid rocket propellant would not blow up in one explosion since it cannot do that without an oxidizer.Clues From SpaceShipTwo’s Wreckage: Did the Crew Compartment Fail?
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Fires hydrazine and oxidizer, ordinary jet-rocket principle.Shipwreck in the Sky
The injection of air into the oxidizer, which constitutes the blowing operation, varies from two to four hours.
Also, dilute pyrogallol will luminesce with a dilute solution of oxidizer but not with a concentrated solution of oxidizer.The Nature of Animal Light
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Immediately above the oxidizer a reservoir containing milk of lime is placed.
- an oxidant, esp a substance that combines with the fuel in a rocket engine
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Word Origin and History for oxidizer
1875, agent noun from oxidize.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- A substance that oxidizes another substance; an oxidizing agent.oxidant
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