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Meaning of OXIDATION

Pronunciation:  `√Ęksu'deyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction
 

OXIDATION is a 9 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: oxidisation, oxidization
 
 See Also: burning, calcination, chemical reaction, combustion, nitrification, reaction, rust, rusting

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ox`i*da"tion\, n. [Cf. F. oxidation.] (Chem.)
The act or process of oxidizing, or the state or result of
being oxidized.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Combining a substance with oxygen.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Any reaction which removes electrons from a molecule or atom.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acetification, acidification, acidulation, alkalization, biodegradability, biodegradation, blazing, blistering, branding, breakup, burning, calcination, carbonation, carbonization, catalysis, cauterization, cautery, chemicalization, cineration, combustion, concremation, corrosion, corruption, cracking, cremation, cupellation, decay, decomposition, deflagration, degradability, degradation, destructive distillation, dilapidation, disintegration, disorganization, dissolution, distillation, distilling, electrolysis, ferment, fermentation, flaming, hydrogenation, incineration, isomerism, metamerism, metamerization, mildew, mold, nitration, oxidization, parching, phosphatization, polymerism, polymerization, position isomerism, pyrolysis, reduction, refining, resolution, rust, saturization, scorching, scorification, searing, self-immolation, singeing, smelting, spoilage, suttee, the stake, thermogenesis, vesication, working
 

 

 

 

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