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oxidant

Saltos de línea: oxi|dant
Pronunciación: /ˈɒksɪd(ə)nt
 
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Definición de oxidant en inglés:

sustantivo

An oxidizing agent.
Example sentences
  • Species that cause oxidation are called oxidants or oxidizing agents.
  • Superoxide acts as a reducing agent and helps produce other oxidants through chemical reactions.
  • The oxidant will react with most organic materials and certain inorganic materials under the conditions of the test.

Origen

late 19th century: from French (modern French oxydant), present participle of oxider 'oxidize'.

Words that rhyme with oxidant

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