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redox

[ ree-doks ]

noun

, Chemistry.


redox

/ ˈriːdɒks /

noun

  1. modifier another term for oxidation-reduction


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Word History and Origins

Origin of redox1

First recorded in 1820–30; by shortening and inversion

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Word History and Origins

Origin of redox1

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

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Example Sentences

The ceria helps drive a redox reaction that strips oxygen from the water and CO2 to create a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen known as syngas.

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