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redox

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Shortened reduction + oxidation

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redox (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) a reversible process in which one reaction is an oxidation and the reverse is a reduction
    • 2001, Robert M. Fenner, The conscientious marine aquarist:
      Can you have too much redox? Definitely.
    • 2009, James E. Brady, Fred Senese, Chemistry: The Study of Matter and Its Changes:
      This will tell us whether redox is occurring, and if so, what is oxidized and reduced.

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