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(Chemistry) (modifier) another term for oxidation-reduction
[C20: from red(uction) + ox(idation)]


a chemical reaction between two substances in which one substance is oxidized and the other reduced.
Also called redox.
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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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Finally, The transport and reactivity of these ions will be evaluated in use with a bipolar membrane, Which can effectively separate the electrochemical environments of the co2 reduction reaction and corresponding water oxidation reaction.
The catalytic abilities of the composite membranes were researched by the reduction reaction of p-nitrophenol to p-aminophenol under the cross flow model (Fig.
A redox reaction consists of either an oxidation reaction or a reduction reaction.
In the previous protocols, at the reduction reaction step, we had to dilute high concentrations of lithium aluminum hydride (LiAlH[sub]4) in tetrahydrofuran (THF) solution to meet our requirements.
The catalysts are demonstrated to be highly effective toward oxygen reduction reaction, a key electrochemical reaction at the fuel cell cathode, in both acidic and basic environments, making it applicable to both proton exchange membrane and alkaline membrane fuel cells.
The combination of water and the ionic liquid makes a co-catalyst that preserves the catalyst's active sites under the harsh reduction reaction conditions," Salehi-Khojin said.
The reduction reaction is also an exothermic reaction and temperature may rise up to 70C.
It has been found that the strength of the Standard NOx reduction reaction was significantly decreased at the lower temperatures, specifically the cases of (300[degrees]C and the 200[degrees]C).
In plants two types of reactions take place 1) Oxidation reaction and 2) reduction reaction both of these are essential for producing fuel.
Another weight loss valley appears at 400~700[degrees]C owing to the reduction reaction of metal ions.
Understanding electrochemical catalytic reaction mechanisms, such as the electrocatalytic oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) that is important for fuel cell functioning, requires specialized tools and techniques.
3 will be reduced which leads to a reduction reaction between contaminants and metal hydroxides.

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