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hydrogen peroxide

n.
A colorless, heavy, strongly oxidizing liquid, H2O2, capable of reacting explosively with combustibles and used principally in aqueous solution as a mild antiseptic, bleaching agent, oxidizing agent, and laboratory reagent.

hydrogen peroxide

n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless oily unstable liquid, usually used in aqueous solution. It is a strong oxidizing agent used as a bleach for textiles, wood pulp, hair, etc, and as an oxidizer in rocket fuels. Formula: H2O2

hy′drogen perox′ide


n.
a colorless, unstable, oily liquid, H2O2, an aqueous solution of which is used chiefly as an antiseptic and a bleaching agent.
[1870–75]

hydrogen peroxide

A colorless, dense liquid, H2O2, that is often used as a bleach or is diluted with water for use as an antiseptic.
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Noun1.hydrogen peroxide - a viscous liquid with strong oxidizing propertieshydrogen peroxide - 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
oxidant, oxidiser, oxidizer, oxidizing agent - a substance that oxidizes another substance
Translations
agua oxigenadaperóxido de hidrógeno
vetyperoksidi
過酸化水素
과산화수소
väteperoxid

hydrogen peroxide

nacqua ossigenata

hy·dro·gen pe·rox·ide

n. peróxido de hidrógeno, agua oxigenada, limpliador y desinfectante.

hydrogen peroxide

n peróxido de hidrógeno, agua oxigenada (fam)
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