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Noun1.oxidisation - the process of oxidizingoxidisation - the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction
calcination - the conversion of metals into their oxides as a result of heating to a high temperature
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"
combustion, burning - a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
nitrification - the oxidation of ammonium compounds in dead organic material into nitrates and nitrites by soil bacteria (making nitrogen available to plants)
rusting, rust - the formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water
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Catalysts in the near-term for Polymetal include both the Nezhda exploration project in Yakutia, Russia, and the pressure oxidisation hub at Amursk.
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In addition, the court ordered WZ packaging to apply for an environmental permit by October last year and have its pollution control equipment, known as 'regenerative thermal oxidisation' plant, operational by November last year.
Besides, SOG signed an exclusive Agency Agreement with Newtesol, a Spanish company which provides internal weld overlay services using Inconel 625 - a nickel based super alloy known for its resistance to corrosion and oxidisation.
The key factor is the growth of a flor yeast in the bodega casks which protects the wines from oxidisation; in the case of Sanlucar all year round - which accounts for its more elegant flavours.
The process of powder coating then needs to be undertaken quickly in order to avoid potential contamination of the surface of the anodising or further oxidisation as the anodising is unsealed.
Dr Rudolph Schutte, lead author of the study, said, "Iron loading puts strain on especially the cardiovascular system through oxidisation, which can cause damage to cells, proteins and DNA.
The process, demonstrated with oxidisation and reduction reactions involving oxygen and hydrogen, also changes the flow of electrons.
The installation is made entirely of lightweight carbon fibre - chosen for its resistance to oxidisation - and each wing has multiple layers of tubes forming a dense net.
In a further show of wealth, the host would serve the salt in the most grandiose, decorated container possible, crafted in gold, or silver gilded with gold, both of which do not tarnish through oxidisation.