Oxidate

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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.