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Oxidate

Definition

noun, plural: oxidates

(chemistry) An oxide.

(geochemistry) A sediment consisting mainly of oxides of iron or manganese.

verb

(1) To oxidize or become an oxide.

(2) To enter the process of combining with oxygen or gaining oxygen.


Supplement

Related forms: oxidates (simple present), oxidating (present participle), oxidated (simple past and past participle).

Compare: deoxidize.
See also: oxidation.


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Re: Chemosynthesis

But for they being oxidated is necessary something to oxidate them, which substance does that? hmm, oxygen? what about if there are chemoautotrophs living without oxygen? i actually have the same question. Also, how do chemoautotrophs ...

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by sharstar25
Fri Mar 18, 2011 9:59 pm
 
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Re: Chemosynthesis

But for they being oxidated is necessary something to oxidate them, which substance does that? hmm, oxygen?

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by kiekyon
Fri May 05, 2006 1:27 am
 
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Chemosynthesis

... understand, I know that in chemosynthesis the energy to produce organic matter is obtained by oxidation of mineral substances. But for they being oxidated is necessary something to oxidate them, which substance does that? So, I ask you some links with detailed information about chemosynthesis ...

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by PPonte
Wed May 03, 2006 9:16 pm
 
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Alcoholic fermentation from grape juice

Does the oxygen in the air oxidate some of the stuff and turn it to acetic acid?

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by mith
Tue Jul 26, 2005 5:35 am
 
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