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synonyms for oxidize

  • burn
  • corrode
  • heat
  • rust
See also synonyms for: oxidized / oxidizing
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antonyms for oxidize

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  • aid
  • cool
  • help
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How to use oxidize in a sentence

When Perseverance ground away the surface of the rock, the team could tell that it had been oxidized, judging by the difference in color between the outer surface and the freshly exposed patch.
FIRST MARTIAN ROCK SAMPLES FROM PERSEVERANCE EDGE CLOSER TO SETTLING WATER QUESTIONLETO SAPUNARSEPTEMBER 17, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The atom whose electron or electrons have been stolen is said to be oxidized.
SCIENTISTS SAY: OXIDATION AND REDUCTIONBETHANY BROOKSHIREAUGUST 30, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Once oxidized, the metals would have become less available to cells, so any cells that kept the metals in reduced form would have had an advantage.
DNA’S HISTONE SPOOLS HINT AT HOW COMPLEX CELLS EVOLVEDVIVIANE CALLIERMAY 10, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
The roots of its family tree, Carr suspects, could stretch back to Mars, where oxidizing conditions developed earlier.
YOUR ANCESTORS MIGHT HAVE BEEN MARTIANSCHARLIE WOODFEBRUARY 12, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
They oxidize organic materials, changing them to compounds that can be absorbed by plants and used in building protoplasm.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
My purpose in slackening my heat as soon as the pig-iron was melted was to oxidize the phosphorus and sulphur ahead of the carbon.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
The purpose now is to oxidize the carbon, too, without reducing the phosphorus and sulphur and causing them to return to the iron.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
Just as alcohol vaporizes at a lower heat than water, so sulphur and phosphorus oxidize at a lower heat than carbon.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
Chromic and nitric acids oxidize it to oxalic acid and carbon dioxide.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 1VARIOUS
Sugar will oxidize readily, and in so doing will yield abundant power.
PHYSIOLOGYERNEST G. MARTIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OXIDIZE

  • burn
  • consume
  • decay
  • decompose
  • deteriorate
  • dissolve
  • eat into
  • engrave
  • erode
  • etch
  • oxidize
  • rot
  • rust
  • scour
  • sear
  • slash
  • smart
  • sting
  • tingle
  • wear away
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