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Definition 1: substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides - [noun denoting substance]

(antioxidant is a kind of ...) a substance that retards or stops an activity

(... is a kind of antioxidant ) an enzyme in the body that is a powerful scavenger of free radicals

(... is a kind of antioxidant ) a toxic nonmetallic element related to sulfur and tellurium; occurs in several allotropic forms; a stable grey metallike allotrope conducts electricity better in the light than in the dark and is used in photocells; occurs in sulfide ores (as pyrite)

(... is a kind of antioxidant ) any of a class of highly unsaturated yellow to red pigments occurring in plants and animals

(... is a kind of antioxidant ) antioxidant that inhibits the formation of rust

(... is a kind of antioxidant ) an isomer of naphthol used in rubber as an antioxidant

(... is a kind of antioxidant ) a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction; an important antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals in the body

(... is a kind of antioxidant ) a vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetables; prevents scurvy

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