oxidizing agent

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oxidizing agent

n
(Elements & Compounds) chem a substance that oxidizes another substance, being itself reduced in the process. Common oxidizing agents are oxygen, hydrogen peroxide, and ferric salts. Compare reducing agent
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Noun1.oxidizing agent - a substance that oxidizes another substanceoxidizing agent - a substance that oxidizes another substance
chemical agent - an agent that produces chemical reactions
hydrogen peroxide, 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
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hapetin
酸化剤

oxidizing agent

n (Chem) → Oxidationsmittel nt, → Oxidans nt (spec)
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