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oxidizer

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

First recorded in 1870–75; oxidize + -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM oxidizer

an·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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Medical definitions for oxidizer

oxidizer
[ ŏksĭ-dī′zər ]

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