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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of a state that can undergo a chemical reaction with oxygen.

Usage examples (35)
  • This different relationship of sulphur and phosphorus to the oxidizable
  • When heated with oxidizable substances it gives up a part of its oxygen, as shown in the equation
  • Attempts have hitherto been made to protect the iron by covering it with other and less easily oxidizable metals.
  • He believes the hydrocarbons exert a direct influence only; being more oxidizable than fats, they guard the latter from oxidation. for more
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