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The roots of its family tree, Carr suspects, could stretch back to Mars, where oxidizing conditions developed earlier.
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.
Sugar will oxidize readily, and in so doing will yield abundant power.
PHYSIOLOGYERNEST G. MARTIN
Iron and steel at a red heat oxidize rapidly with the formation of a scale and possible damage to the metal.
Prolonged heating of any metal can do nothing but oxidize and weaken it, and this practice should be avoided as much as possible.
Aqua regia does not, strictly speaking, oxidize gold and platinum; it causes merely their combination with chlorine.

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