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Meaning of "oxidize" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OXIDIZE

oxidize  [ˈɒksɪˌdaɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OXIDIZE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oxidize is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb oxidize in English.

WHAT DOES OXIDIZE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

oxidize

Redox

Redox reactions include all chemical reactions in which atoms have their oxidation state changed; in general, redox reactions involve the transfer of electrons between species. This can be either a simple redox process, such as the oxidation of carbon to yield carbon dioxide or the reduction of carbon by hydrogen to yield methane, or a complex process such as the oxidation of glucose in the human body through a series of complex electron transfer processes. The term "redox" comes from two concepts involved with electron transfer: reduction and oxidation. It can be explained in simple terms: ▪ Oxidation is the loss of electrons or an increase in oxidation state by a molecule, atom, or ion. ▪ Reduction is the gain of electrons or a decrease in oxidation state by a molecule, atom, or ion. Although oxidation reactions are commonly associated with the formation of oxides from oxygen molecules, these are only specific examples of a more general concept of reactions involving electron transfer. Redox reactions, or oxidation-reduction reactions, have a number of similarities to acid–base reactions.

Definition of oxidize in the English dictionary

The first definition of oxidize in the dictionary is to undergo or cause to undergo a chemical reaction with oxygen, as in formation of an oxide. Other definition of oxidize is to form or cause to form a layer of metal oxide, as in rusting. Oxidize is also to lose or cause to lose hydrogen atoms.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO OXIDIZE

PRESENT

Present
I oxidize
you oxidize
he/she/it oxidizes
we oxidize
you oxidize
they oxidize
Present continuous
I am oxidizing
you are oxidizing
he/she/it is oxidizing
we are oxidizing
you are oxidizing
they are oxidizing
Present perfect
I have oxidized
you have oxidized
he/she/it has oxidized
we have oxidized
you have oxidized
they have oxidized
Present perfect continuous
I have been oxidizing
you have been oxidizing
he/she/it has been oxidizing
we have been oxidizing
you have been oxidizing
they have been oxidizing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I oxidized
you oxidized
he/she/it oxidized
we oxidized
you oxidized
they oxidized
Past continuous
I was oxidizing
you were oxidizing
he/she/it was oxidizing
we were oxidizing
you were oxidizing
they were oxidizing
Past perfect
I had oxidized
you had oxidized
he/she/it had oxidized
we had oxidized
you had oxidized
they had oxidized
Past perfect continuous
I had been oxidizing
you had been oxidizing
he/she/it had been oxidizing
we had been oxidizing
you had been oxidizing
they had been oxidizing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will oxidize
you will oxidize
he/she/it will oxidize
we will oxidize
you will oxidize
they will oxidize
Future continuous
I will be oxidizing
you will be oxidizing
he/she/it will be oxidizing
we will be oxidizing
you will be oxidizing
they will be oxidizing
Future perfect
I will have oxidized
you will have oxidized
he/she/it will have oxidized
we will have oxidized
you will have oxidized
they will have oxidized
Future perfect continuous
I will have been oxidizing
you will have been oxidizing
he/she/it will have been oxidizing
we will have been oxidizing
you will have been oxidizing
they will have been oxidizing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would oxidize
you would oxidize
he/she/it would oxidize
we would oxidize
you would oxidize
they would oxidize
Conditional continuous
I would be oxidizing
you would be oxidizing
he/she/it would be oxidizing
we would be oxidizing
you would be oxidizing
they would be oxidizing
Conditional perfect
I would have oxidize
you would have oxidize
he/she/it would have oxidize
we would have oxidize
you would have oxidize
they would have oxidize
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been oxidizing
you would have been oxidizing
he/she/it would have been oxidizing
we would have been oxidizing
you would have been oxidizing
they would have been oxidizing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you oxidize
we let´s oxidize
you oxidize
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to oxidize
Past participle
oxidized
Present Participle
oxidizing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OXIDIZE


chloridize
ˈklɔːeɪˌdaɪz
deoxidise
diːˈɒksɪˌdaɪz
deoxidize
diːˈɒksɪˌdaɪz
epoxidize
ɪpˈɒksɪˌdaɪz
fluidise
ˈfluːɪˌdaɪz
fluidize
ˈfluːɪˌdaɪz
fluoridise
ˈflʊərɪˌdaɪz
hybridize
ˈhaɪbrɪˌdaɪz
hypnoidize
ˈhɪpnɔɪˌdaɪz
iridize
ˈaɪrɪˌdaɪz
liquidise
ˈlɪkwɪˌdaɪz
liquidize
ˈlɪkwɪˌdaɪz
peroxidise
pəˈrɒksɪˌdaɪz
peroxidize
pəˈrɒksɪˌdaɪz
photooxidise
ˌfəʊtəʊˈɒksɪˌdaɪz
photooxidize
ˌfəʊtəʊˈɒksɪˌdaɪz
reoxidize
riːˈɒksɪˌdaɪz
ruggedise
ˈrʌɡɪˌdaɪz
ruggedize
ˈrʌɡɪˌdaɪz
subsidize
ˈsʌbsɪˌdaɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OXIDIZE

oxidate
oxidation
oxidation-reduction
oxidational
oxidative
oxidative phosphorylation
oxidatively
oxide
oxidic
oxidimetric
oxidimetry
oxidisable
oxidisation
oxidiser
oxidizable
oxidization
oxidizer
oxidizible
oxidizing agent
oxidoreductase

WORDS THAT END LIKE OXIDIZE

aggrandize
anodize
bastardize
faradize
gormandize
Hansardize
iodize
jeopardize
melodize
merchandize
methodize
niggardize
nomadize
propagandize
psalmodize
rhapsodize
rigidize
sluggardize
standardize
vagabondize

Synonyms and antonyms of oxidize in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oxidize» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OXIDIZE

Find out the translation of oxidize to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of oxidize from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «oxidize» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

氧化
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

oxidar_vt/oxidarse_vi
570 millions of speakers

English

oxidize
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

oxidize
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أكسدة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

окислять
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

oxidar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জারিত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

oxyder
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mengoksida
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

oxidieren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

酸化させる/酸化する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

산화시키다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngoksidasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làm rỉ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒட்சியேற்றம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ऑक्सिडाइझ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

paslanmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ossidare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

utleniania
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

окисляти
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oxida
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

οξειδώνουν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oksideer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oxidera
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oksidere
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oxidize

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OXIDIZE»

The term «oxidize» is regularly used and occupies the 62.075 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OXIDIZE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about oxidize

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OXIDIZE»

Discover the use of oxidize in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oxidize and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Microbial enzymes that oxidize hydrocarbons:
MICROBIAL. ENZYMES. THAT. OXIDIZE. HYDROCARBONS. Topic Editors: Rachel N. Austin, Bates College, USA AmyV. Callaghan, University of Oklahoma, USA Microbial enzymes oxidize most of the hydrocarbons that enter the ...
Rachel N. Austin, Amy V. Callaghan, 2014
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The Bread Builders: Hearth Loaves and Masonry Ovens
Flour is intentionally oxidized to decrease the number of thiol groups present. Partial oxidation of flour can be either a natural process or the result of chemical bleaching and oxidizing. Flour proteins oxidize passively as flour is stored, which is ...
Alan Scott, Daniel Wing, 1999
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Nitrification and Denitrification in the Activated Sludge ...
... bacteria Autotrophs Chemolithoautotrophs nBOD-oxidizing bacteria nBOD- removing bacteria Nitrifiers Nitrifying bacteria Nitrite-oxidizing bacteria Nitrite- removing bacteria NOD-oxidizing bacteria NOD-removing bacteria Oxidize ammonium ...
Michael H. Gerardi, 2003
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The Pearson Guide To Inorganic Chemistry For The Iit Jee
For example, (vi) It can oxidize potassium manganate into potassium permanganate, 2K MnO, + HO + O3 > 2KMnO, 2 4 2 3 4 Green Pink + 2KOH+ 02 For example, (vii) It can oxidize potassium nitrite into potassium nitrate. KN02 + 03 > KN03 + ...
Singhal, 2009
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National Institutes of Health Bulletin
Thus we see that while silver nitrate oxidizes phenolphthalin in alkaline solution it fails to oxidize it when hydrogen peroxide is present. As already point-ed out, copper salts rapidly oxidize an alkaline solution of phenolphthalin containing ...
National Institutes of Health (U.S.), 1909
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Congressional serial set
Thus we see that while silver nitrate oxidizes phenolphthalin in alkaline solution it fails to oxidize it when hydrogen peroxide is present. As already pointed out, copper salts rapidly oxidize an alkaline solution of phenolphthalin containing ...
United States. Government Printing Office, 1909
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Congressional edition
oxidize tyrosin, then guaiacol, and finally, after eight weeks, its power to oxidize guaiacum. I have found aqueous extracts of Lepiota americana to oxidize guaiacum at the end of eighteen weeks. Bertrand found tyrosinase to be very unstable.
United States. Congress, 1910
8
Biology of the Prokaryotes
10.7. The. Nitrifying. Bacteria. Oxidize. Ammonium. and. Nitrite. Nitrosococcus oceanus, Nitrosolobus multiformis, Nitrosomonas europaea, Nitrosospira briensis , Nitrosovibrio tenuis Nitrobacter hamburgensis, Nitrobacter vulgaris, Nitrobacter  ...
Joseph W. Lengeler, Gerhart Drews, Hans Günter Schlegel, 1999
9
National Institutes of Health Bulletin
oxidize tyrosin, then guaiacol, and finally, after eight weeks, its power to oxidize guaiacum. I have found aqueous extracts of Lepivta americana to oxidize guaiacum at the end of eighteen weeks. Bertrand found tyrosinase to be very unstable.
‎1909
10
Hygienic Laboratory bulletin
oxidize tyrosin, then guaiacol, and finally, after eight weeks, its power to oxidize guaiacum. I have found aqueous extracts of Lepiota americana to oxidize guaiacum at the end of eighteen weeks. Bertrand found tyrosinase to be very unstable.
‎1909

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OXIDIZE»

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Harford County to eliminate Heavenly Waters Park pond, extend …
The pond had two aerators to circulate the water to inhibit algae growth and oxidize any organic chemicals that might get in the pond, Mumby ... «Baltimore Sun, Jul 15»
2
US Rapproachment With Iran Tectonic Shift In Regional Balance Of …
It had already agreed to oxidize the earlier stock of 20% enriched Uranium, change the design of the core of its Plutonium reactor and convert ... «Eurasia Review, Jul 15»
3
Tina Archie
The goods retails for $49.95 USD for a 60 minute month offer you. This supplement helps your body oxidize fats and carb supply. Look into my ... «The Tech Update, Jul 15»
4
Crumbling from beneath -- Area homeowners complain their …
Over time, water and air oxidize the pyrrhotite, creating a chemical reaction. This causes the concrete to swell and expand, leading to the ... «Journal Inquirer, Jul 15»
5
Oxidize your world
Designed as part of Chem-Aqua's water treatment solutions and services range, NCH's oxidative programmes are tailored to meet exactly the ... «Industry Today, Jul 15»
6
Summer Sweat and Metals May Not Mix: SilverTribe.com Provides …
Whether the moisture is sweat or even lotions, once this happens the metal begins to oxidize. This process releases chemicals onto the skin ... «Press Release Rocket, Jul 15»
7
In Congo, silence surrounds forgotten mine that fuelled first atom …
He thought it might be copper, but what he found on the top of a short hill was uranium, which can oxidize with other minerals in a variety of ... «Al Jazeera America, Jul 15»
8
West End Boat Launch entry at Lake Mitchell to be paved
McGannon said streets tend to oxidize every seven years from sunlight, salt and regular traffic, and the chip-seal rejuvenates the surface and ... «Daily Republic, Jul 15»
9
Hybrid Nano-Photocatalyst Breaks Down BPA Using Visible Light
The hole has the tendency to induce another substance to accept an electron and oxidize, while the excited electron would try to reduce ... «Azom.com, Jul 15»
10
5 Amenities Your New Home in Scottsdale Needs
As temperatures soar, the Scottsdale sun can drain your car battery, oxidize paint and trigger cracking of your interior surfaces. Using a ... «Go Banking Rates, Jul 15»

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