Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: oxidize
IPA transcription: ['ɑksəd,aɪz]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: oxidize, oxidise, oxidate
    Meaning: add oxygen to or combine with oxygen
  • Synonyms: oxidise, oxidize, oxidate
    Meaning: enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide; "This metal oxidizes easily"
Usage examples
  • The active metals of the electrodes--which will oxidize and reduce in this electrolyte without dissolution or chemical deterioration--are nickel and iron.