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Noun1.oxidisation - the process of oxidizingoxidisation - the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction
calcination - the conversion of metals into their oxides as a result of heating to a high temperature
chemical reaction, reaction - (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others; "there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water"
combustion, burning - a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
nitrification - the oxidation of ammonium compounds in dead organic material into nitrates and nitrites by soil bacteria (making nitrogen available to plants)
rusting, rust - the formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water
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This is with particular focus on the need for the chemical cleaning process to remove the risk of contamination in the aluminium and stainless steel weld process by removing any oxidisation from the surface.
The installation is made entirely of lightweight carbon fibre - chosen for its resistance to oxidisation - and each wing has multiple layers of tubes forming a dense net.
In a further show of wealth, the host would serve the salt in the most grandiose, decorated container possible, crafted in gold, or silver gilded with gold, both of which do not tarnish through oxidisation.
Major B-Double route with significant pavement failure, water infiltration and oxidisation of seal.
Preserved in water to prevent oxidisation until it can be opened in controlled conditions, the data recorder now on its way to Alexandria greatly increases the chances that the cause can be discovered, as long as its chip is intact, experts say.
And it's the unifying element for our three, very different styles: while Amber's work always includes elements of boats and sea travel, and Opsis often uses materials reclaimed from the sea, I work with metal and the use of salt in the oxidisation process is crucial," he explains.
He then encased the filament in glass, used gas to prevent oxidisation, and got light that was lasting and comfortable to the eye.
The Secretary for Education and Science takes a "student's-eye" view of second-year pupils studying oxidisation at Arden High School, Knowle.
The centuries of grime and oxidisation had taken the lustre from the doors and so a project was begun to restore them to their original condition.
Experts say that PPD is clear until it is infused with oxygen and partial oxidisation causes severe allergic reactions in some people.
Wine producers in areas that see lower levels of sunlight compensate with higher quantities of added sugar, requiring additional sulphur to protect the wine from unwarranted oxidisation effects.
Geology boundaries of the base of oxidisation have been identified.