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Definition 1: the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction - [noun denoting process]

Synonyms for oxidation in the sense of this definition

(oxidation is a kind of ...) (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others

"there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water"

(... is a kind of oxidation ) the conversion of metals into their oxides as a result of heating to a high temperature

(... is a kind of oxidation ) a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light

(... is a kind of oxidation ) the oxidation of ammonium compounds in dead organic material into nitrates and nitrites by soil bacteria (making nitrogen available to plants)

(... is a kind of oxidation ) the formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water

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