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ox·i·dant

 (ŏk′sĭ-dənt)
n.
A substance that oxidizes another substance; an oxidizing agent.

[French oxidant, present participle of oxider, to oxidize, from oxide, oxide; see oxide.]

oxidant

(ˈɒksɪdənt)
n
(Chemistry) a substance that acts or is used as an oxidizing agent. Also called (esp in rocketry): oxidizer

ox•i•dant

(ˈɒk sɪ dənt)

n.
a chemical agent that oxidizes.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oxidant - a substance that oxidizes another substanceoxidant - 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
Translations

ox·i·dant

a. oxidante, que causa oxidación o es rel. a ésta.

oxidant

n oxidante m
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