Associations to the word «Oxidation»

Wiktionary

OXIDATION, noun. The combination of a substance with oxygen.
OXIDATION, noun. (chemistry) A reaction in which the atoms of an element lose electrons and the oxidation state of the element increases.
OXIDATION NUMBER, noun. (chemistry) The net sum of the negative, less the positive, charges on an atom.
OXIDATION STATE, noun. (chemistry) the state of an atom having a particular oxidation number

Dictionary definition

OXIDATION, noun. The process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction.

Wise words

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