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oxidation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Oxidation  \Ox`i*da"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  oxidation.]  (Chem.) 
  The  act  or  process  of  oxidizing,  or  the  state  or  result  of 
  being  oxidized. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  oxidation 
  n  :  the  process  of  oxidizing;  the  addition  of  oxygen  to  a 
  compound  with  a  loss  of  electrons;  always  occurs 
  accompanied  by  reduction  [syn:  {oxidization},  {oxidisation}] 




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