oxidation-reduction


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ox·i·da·tion-re·duc·tion

(ŏk′sĭ-dā′shən-rĭ-dŭk′shən)
n.
A chemical reaction in which a transfer of one or more electrons occurs.
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oxidation-reduction

n
(Chemistry)
a. a reversible chemical process usually involving the transfer of electrons, in which one reaction is an oxidation and the reverse reaction is a reduction
b. Also: redox (as modifier): an oxidation-reduction reaction.
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oxida′tion-reduc`tion


n.
a chemical reaction between two substances in which one substance is oxidized and the other reduced.
Also called redox.
[1905–10]
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oxidation-reduction

A chemical reaction in which an atom or ion loses electrons to another atom or ion.
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Noun1.oxidation-reduction - 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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A new performance bench meter that provides accurate pH and ORP (oxidation-reduction potential) measurements and has a smart touch-screen interface is being introduced by Alliance Scale, Inc.
The present work is based on sono-chemical oxidation-reduction of hydrolysates of the proteins of fish scales which may be the peptides or amino acids obtained by the hydrolysis of fish scales.
Children and their parents created slime from glue and Borax, performed ink and candy chromatography, pushed needles through balloons and received an introduction to oxidation-reduction reactions when volunteers created a foam geyser known as elephant's toothpaste from household items.

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