Etymology
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oxidant (n.)

"an oxidizing agent," 1859, from French oxidant (1806), from oxider "oxidize" (see oxidation).

updated on November 17, 2019

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Definitions of oxidant from WordNet

oxidant (n.)
a substance that oxidizes another substance;
Synonyms: oxidizer / oxidiser / oxidizing agent
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