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noun, plural: oxidates

(chemistry) An oxide.

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


(1) To oxidize or become an oxide.

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


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

Compare: deoxidize.
See also: oxidation.