oxidizing agent(redirected from Oxidation half reaction)
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(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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|Noun||1.||oxidizing agent - a substance that oxidizes another substance|
chemical agent - an agent that produces chemical reactions
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