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v. ox·i·dized, ox·i·diz·ing, ox·i·diz·es
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.
To become oxidized.

ox′i·diz′a·ble adj.
ox′i·di·za′tion (-dĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Noun1.oxidization - the process of oxidizingoxidization - 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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