Oxidizable
Oxidizable Ox"i*di`za*ble, a. Capable of being oxidized. [1913 Webster]

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  • oxidizable — (Amer.) adj. able to oxidize, containing oxygen (also oxidisable) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oxidizable — adjective see oxidize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • oxidizable — See oxidize. * * * …   Universalium

  • oxidizable — adjective Capable of being oxidized …   Wiktionary

  • oxidizable — ox·i·diz·able …   English syllables

  • oxidizable — adjective capable of undergoing a chemical reaction with oxygen • Similar to: ↑reactive …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oxidizable carbon ratio dating — is a method of dating in archaeology and earth science that can be used to derive or estimate the age of soil and sediment samples up to 35,000 years old. The method is considered by some to be experimental, and it is not as widely used in… …   Wikipedia

  • auto-oxidizable — Denoting substances that react directly with oxygen ( e.g., b hemochromogen in cytochrome) and do not require the action of dehydrogenases. * * * auto ox·i·di·za·ble (aw″to ok″sĭ diґzə bəl) capable of spontaneous… …   Medical dictionary

  • oxidize — oxidizable, oxidable /ok si deuh beuhl/, adj. oxidizability, n. /ok si duyz /, v., oxidized, oxidizing. Chem. v.t. 1. to convert (an element) into an oxide; combine with oxygen. 2. to cover with a coating of oxide or rust. 3. to take away… …   Universalium

  • Chemical oxygen demand — In environmental chemistry, the chemical oxygen demand (COD) test is commonly used to indirectly measure the amount of organic compounds in water. Most applications of COD determine the amount of organic pollutants found in surface water (e.g.… …   Wikipedia

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