peroxidize

[ puh-rok-si-dahyz ]
/ pəˈrɒk sɪˌdaɪz /

verb (used with or without object), per·ox·i·dized, per·ox·i·diz·ing.Chemistry.

to convert into a peroxide, especially of the highest oxidation potential.

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Also especially British, per·ox·i·dise .

Origin of peroxidize

First recorded in 1820–30; peroxide + -ize
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