hydrogen peroxide
noun Date: 1872 an unstable compound H2O2 used especially as an oxidizing and bleaching agent, an antiseptic, and a propellant

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  • hydrogen peroxide — hydrogen peroxide. См. перекись водорода. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • hydrogen peroxide — n an unstable compound H2O2 used esp. as an oxidizing and bleaching agent and as an antiseptic * * * a colourless liquid used as a disinfectant for cleansing wounds and, diluted, as a deodorant mouthwash. Strong solutions irritate the skin. * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • hydrogen peroxide — ► NOUN ▪ a colourless viscous liquid used in some disinfectants and bleaches …   English terms dictionary

  • hydrogen peroxide — n. a colorless, syrupy liquid, H2O2, often used in dilute, unstable solutions as a bleaching or disinfecting agent, and in more concentrated form as a rocket fuel, in the production of foam rubber, etc …   English World dictionary

  • hydrogen peroxide — a colorless, unstable, oily liquid, H2O2, an aqueous solution of which is used chiefly as an antiseptic and a bleaching agent. [1870 75] * * * ▪ chemical compound       (H2O2), a colourless liquid usually produced as aqueous solutions of various… …   Universalium

  • hydrogen peroxide — noun a viscous liquid with strong oxidizing properties; a powerful bleaching agent; also used (in aqueous solutions) as a mild disinfectant and (in strong concentrations) as an oxidant in rocket fuels (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑peroxide • Derivationally… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydrogen peroxide — (= H2O2) Hydrogen peroxide is produced by vertebrate phagocytes and is used in bacterial killing (the myeloperoxidase halide system) …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • hydrogen peroxide — N UNCOUNT Hydrogen peroxide is a chemical that is often used to make hair lighter or to kill germs …   English dictionary

  • hydrogen peroxide — an oxidizing agent used (in the form of a solution or cream) as a skin disinfectant for cleansing wounds and treating superficial bacterial infections. Diluted hydrogen peroxide solution is used as a deodorant mouthwash for treating oral… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • hydrogen peroxide — vandenilio peroksidas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Stiprus oksidatorius. formulė H₂O₂ atitikmenys: angl. hydrogen peroxide rus. водорода перекись; водорода пероксид ryšiai: sinonimas – divandenilio dioksidas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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