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A substance that oxidizes another substance; an oxidizing agent.
[French oxidant, present participle of oxider, to oxidize, from oxide, oxide; see oxide.]
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(Chemistry) a substance that acts or is used as an oxidizing agent. Also called (esp in rocketry): oxidizer
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ox•i•dant(ˈɒk sɪ dənt)
a chemical agent that oxidizes.
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chemical agent - an agent that produces chemical reactions
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