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Noun: oxidization  ,ok-si-du'zey-shun [N. Amer], ,ok-si-dI'zey-shun [Brit]
  1. The process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction
    - oxidation, oxidisation [Brit]

Derived forms: oxidizations

Type of: chemical reaction, reaction

Encyclopedia: Oxidization