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ox·i·da·tion

oxidation

 
pronunciation:
ak sih deI shn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a chemical process in which oxygen is combined with another element or compound to form a different compound.
similar words:
tarnish
definition 2: a deposit that forms as the result of this process, esp. rust.
definition 3: a process that removes electrons from an element, compound, or ion.
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