redox

[ ree-doks ]
/ ˈri dɒks /

noun, adjective Chemistry.


Nearby words

  1. redoubtable,
  2. redoubted,
  3. redound,
  4. redout,
  5. redowa,
  6. redpoll,
  7. redraft,
  8. redraw,
  9. redress,
  10. redress the balance

Origin of redox

First recorded in 1820–30; by shortening and inversion

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British Dictionary definitions for redox

redox

/ (ˈriːdɒks) /

noun

(modifier) another term for oxidation-reduction

Word Origin for redox

C20: from red (uction) + ox (idation)

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Word Origin and History for redox

redox

n.

1928, from red(uction) + ox(idation).

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Medicine definitions for redox

redox

[ rēdŏks′ ]

n.

oxidation-reduction

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