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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To combine with oxygen.

Usage examples (35)
  • Steel wool will oxidize if you hold it to a flame.
  • Vitamins A, C, E, and folacin oxidize, meaning that their chemical structure is altered, and their nutritional value reduced.
  • TVGuide. com: Well, did you know it would oxidize?
  • Bodies having a great deal of nitrogen readily oxidize. for more
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