See also: Oxidation

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Etymology edit

English oxide +‎ -ation (see oxidate), from French oxydation

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  • IPA(key): /ɒksɪˈdeɪʃ(ə)n/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

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oxidation (countable and uncountable, plural oxidations)

  1. The combination of a substance with oxygen.
  2. (chemistry) A reaction in which the atoms of an element lose electrons and the oxidation state of the element increases.

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