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oxidizing agent

Saltos de línea: oxi|diz¦ing agent

Definición de oxidizing agent en inglés:

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Chemistry
A substance that tends to bring about oxidation by being reduced and gaining electrons.
Example sentences
  • The oxidizing agent causes the oxidation of an atom by receiving an electron from that atom and is itself reduced.
  • When an oxidizing agent removes electrons from a molecule, the chemical structure of the molecule is changed, and the physical properties (like color) are altered.
  • The hypochlorite ion is an oxidizing agent that sterilizes water by ridding it of microorganisms.

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