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ox·i·dize

 (ŏk′sĭ-dīz′)
v. ox·i·dized, ox·i·diz·ing, ox·i·diz·es
v.tr.
1. To combine with oxygen; make into an oxide.
2. To increase the positive charge or valence of (an element) by removing electrons.
3. To coat with oxide.
v.intr.
To become oxidized.

ox′i·diz′a·ble adj.
ox′i·di·za′tion (-dĭ-zā′shən) n.

oxidizable

or

oxidisable

adj
(Elements & Compounds) able to be oxidized
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Adj.1.oxidizable - capable of undergoing a chemical reaction with oxygen
reactive - participating readily in reactions; "sodium is a reactive metal"; "free radicals are very reactive"