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|Noun||1.||oxidation number - the degree of oxidation of an atom or ion or molecule; for simple atoms or ions the oxidation number is equal to the ionic charge; "the oxidation number of hydrogen is +1 and of oxygen is -2"|
number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
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