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.
- peroxide blonde,
- peroxy group,
Also especially British, per·ox·i·dise.
Origin of peroxidize
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The filtrate is boiled, to get rid of the excess of gas, and treated with nitric acid, to peroxidize the iron present.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer