oxidize

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  • It soon oxidizes and becomes yellow, when placed in contact with the air. Cited from System of Instruction in the Practical Use of the Blowpipe, by Anonymous
  • It is not a good contact for air since the surface will oxidize when exposed.
  • We take in fuel and oxidize it, using the heat as our source of power. Cited from The Black Star Passes, by John W Campbell
  • In this process, the former species is oxidized and the latter is reduced.
  • Other forms of contact rapidly oxidized and went out of business. Cited from The Recent Revolution in Organ Building, by George Laing Miller
  • These properties should make it a good oxidizing agent, and we find that this is the case. Cited from An Elementary Study of Chemistry, by McPherson and Henderson
  • The rock forms in oxidizing conditions, giving it a red color.
  • Hot rolled parts are usually dark and dull, their surface oxidized from being hot worked.
  • Various oxidized forms of lead are easily reduced to the metal.
  • There may be something in the soil that oxidizes the gas before it has a chance to spread.
  • Even where no light is produced an increase of temperature regularly takes place when substances are oxidized. Cited from Young Folks' Library, Volume XI (of 20), by Various
  • The materials are oxidized slowly enough that the organisms do not actually produce fire.
  • It can be re-finished by any jeweler and will not oxidize or turn black.
  • He noted that reduced form was colourless but the oxidized forms were deep blue.
  • It is called an oxidizing flame because of its effect on metal.
  • It has the benefit of being able to oxidize most organic matter.
  • Most oxidizing agents are without action upon it, and in general it is not an active element. Cited from An Elementary Study of Chemistry, by McPherson and Henderson
  • A ketone will give a negative result because it cannot be oxidized easily.
  • The metal can also oxidize to a fine powder in a fire.
  • There must be air present to oxidize the resulting products. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, No. 514, November 7, 1885, by Various
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Meaning of oxidize

  • verb Add oxygen to or combine with oxygen