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EtymologyEdit

Shortening of reduction and oxidation

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹiːdɒks/, /ˈɹɛdɒks/

AdjectiveEdit

redox (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) Describing, or relating to any reaction which oxidation and reduction occur simultaneously

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redox (uncountable)

  1. (rare, 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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