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Verb: oxidate
  1. Enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide
    "This metal oxidates easily";
    - oxidise [Brit], oxidize
     
  2. (chemistry) add oxygen to or combine with oxygen
    - oxidize, oxidise [Brit]

Derived forms: oxidated, oxidates, oxidating

Type of: alter, change, modify

Encyclopedia: Oxidate