verb (used with object), per·ox·id·ed, per·ox·id·ing.
Origin of peroxide
Related Words for peroxidelighten, blanch, etiolate, blench, fade, achromatize, decolorize, peroxide, decolor
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Contemporary Examples of peroxide
Covering her peroxide blond bob was a knit cap that sprouted an enormous feather and lace from its frontal lobe.Head Over Heels for Hats
The Daily Beast
February 20, 2009
Historical Examples of peroxide
The lead grid is converted into peroxide of lead and becomes soft.The Automobile Storage Battery
O. A. Witte
Chorus girls are inseparable from peroxide, Panhards and Pittsburg.Strictly Business
She had seen a large bottle of peroxide in Mrs. Cole-Mortimer's room.The Angel of Terror
This may be removed by redistillation with peroxide of manganese.
Peroxide of manganese; Braunstein, occurs abundantly in nature.
1804, formed in English from per- "large amount" + oxide. Peroxide blonde is attested from 1918.