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re·dox

 (rē′dŏks′)
n.
Oxidation-reduction.

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redox

(ˈriːdɒks)
n
(Chemistry) (modifier) another term for oxidation-reduction
[C20: from red(uction) + ox(idation)]
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oxida′tion-reduc`tion


n.
a chemical reaction between two substances in which one substance is oxidized and the other reduced.
Also called redox.
[1905–10]
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Noun1.redox - a reversible chemical reaction in which one reaction is an oxidation and the reverse is a reduction
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"
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