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See definition of oxidation on Dictionary.com
  • as inrust
  • as incorrosion
  • as infire

synonyms for oxidation

  • decay
  • blight
  • corruption
  • decomposition
  • dilapidation
  • mold
  • rot
  • wear
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antonyms for oxidation

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  • development
  • growth
  • spiritlessness
  • dullness
  • lethargy
  • apathy
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How to use oxidation in a sentence

The retinol is nano-encapsulated to prevent oxidation and degradation, allowing it to better penetrate the skin and promote collagen production.
I'M A PROFESSIONAL HAND MODEL – THIS IS THE BEST HAND CREAM EVERAMBER GIBSONMAY 7, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
They’re packed in grease, which prevents oxidation in storage but also means they’re extra sticky, perfect for attracting grit.
MAINTENANCE THAT WILL PREP YOUR BIKE FOR SPRINGJOE LINDSEYMARCH 29, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Africa’s most advanced economy contributes about 33% of the continent’s steadily rising air pollution from fossil fuel combustion, oxidation, and cement production.
SOUTH AFRICA, ALREADY THE CONTINENT’S BIGGEST POLLUTER, SAW A RISE IN CARBON EMISSIONS LAST YEARTAWANDA KAROMBODECEMBER 15, 2020QUARTZ
As a result, over the last three years Vaccaro and Rogulja, along with the postdoctoral researcher Yosef Kaplan Dor, have been working to poke holes in this apparent connection between oxidation and sleep loss.
WHY SLEEP DEPRIVATION KILLSVERONIQUE GREENWOODJUNE 4, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
If oxidation is out of control somewhere in the body, the resulting crisis of cellular damage could cause that boost.
WHY SLEEP DEPRIVATION KILLSVERONIQUE GREENWOODJUNE 4, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Acetone is derived from decomposition of diacetic acid, and this in turn from beta-oxybutyric acid by oxidation.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Further study will reveal the fact that the difference is due to the lack of oxidation in the case of the glacial detritus.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Reduction then appears to involve a loss of positive charges by ions, oxidation a loss of negative charges.
THE ELEMENTS OF QUALITATIVE CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, VOL. 1, PARTS 1 AND 2.JULIUS STIEGLITZ
It stimulates metabolic activity of tissue cells and secures more complete oxidation of energy-yielding elements.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 1 OF 2VARIOUS
For in the rarefied air at high altitudes there is insufficient oxygen to promote the normal oxidation of bodily tissue.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
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WORDS RELATED TO OXIDATION

  • decay
  • decomposition
  • degeneration
  • deterioration
  • erosion
  • oxidation
  • rust
  • wear
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