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A chemical reaction in which a transfer of one or more electrons occurs.
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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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a chemical reaction between two substances in which one substance is oxidized and the other reduced.Also called redox.
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A chemical reaction in which an atom or ion loses electrons to another atom or ion.
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|Noun||1.||oxidation-reduction - a reversible chemical reaction in which one reaction is an oxidation and the reverse is a reduction|
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