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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The process of combing elements with oxygen.

Usage examples (38)
  • oxidation causes your car to rust.
  • Otto Warburg at Berlin-Dahlem, and here he became interested in oxidation enzymes, a subject to which he has given his attention ever since.
  • I have heard that champagne musts are particularly high in laccase, an oxidation enzyme, so oxidation is always a problem in Champagne winemaking.
  • This process is called oxidation, and makes the toxins more soluble in water. for more
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