See also: rédox

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Shortening of reduction and oxidation

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redox ‎(uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) A reaction in which an oxidation and a reduction occur simultaneously; a reaction in which electrons are transferred.
    • 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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redox ‎(third-person singular simple present redoxes, present participle redoxing, simple past and past participle redoxed)

  1. (transitive) To subject to a redox reaction.

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