Etymology
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oxidation (n.)

"act or process of combining or causing to combine with oxygen," 1791, from French oxidation (1787), coined by French chemists Louis-Bernard Guyton de Morveau and Antoine Lavoisier, noun of action from oxider "oxidize," from oxide (see oxide).

updated on November 17, 2019

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Dictionary entries near oxidation

Oxford

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Oxo

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