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per·ox·ide

 (pə-rŏk′sīd′)
n.
1. The divalent O2 group, or a compound containing this group, such as sodium peroxide, Na2O2, used as an oxidizing agent or bleach.
2. Hydrogen peroxide.
tr.v. per·ox·id·ed, per·ox·id·ing, per·ox·ides
1. To treat with peroxide.
2. To bleach (hair) with hydrogen peroxide.

per·ox′ide′ adj.
per′ox·id′ic (pûr′ŏk-sĭd′ĭk) adj.

peroxide

(pəˈrɒksaɪd)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) short for hydrogen peroxide, esp when used for bleaching hair
2. (Elements & Compounds) any of a class of metallic oxides, such as sodium peroxide, Na2O2, that contain the divalent ion O-O
3. (Elements & Compounds) (not in technical usage) any of certain dioxides, such as manganese peroxide, MnO2, that resemble peroxides in their formula but do not contain the O-O ion
4. (Elements & Compounds) any of a class of organic compounds whose molecules contain two oxygen atoms bound together. They tend to be explosive
5. (modifier) of, relating to, bleached with, or resembling peroxide
vb
(Hairdressing & Grooming) (tr) to bleach (the hair) with peroxide

per•ox•ide

(pəˈrɒk saɪd)

n., v. -id•ed, -id•ing. n.
1.
a. hydrogen peroxide, H2O2 or H–O–O–H.
b. a compound containing the bivalent group –O2–, derived from hydrogen peroxide.
v.t.
2. to use peroxide as a bleaching agent on (esp. the hair).
[1795–1805]

per·ox·ide

(pə-rŏk′sīd′)
1. A compound containing the group O2. When any peroxide is combined with an acid, one of the products is hydrogen peroxide.
2. Hydrogen peroxide.

peroxide


Past participle: peroxided
Gerund: peroxiding

Imperative
peroxide
peroxide
Present
I peroxide
you peroxide
he/she/it peroxides
we peroxide
you peroxide
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Preterite
I peroxided
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Present Continuous
I am peroxiding
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Present Perfect
I have peroxided
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Past Continuous
I was peroxiding
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Past Perfect
I had peroxided
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Future
I will peroxide
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been peroxiding
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Conditional
I would peroxide
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Past Conditional
I would have peroxided
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we would have peroxided
you would have peroxided
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peroxide - a viscous liquid with strong oxidizing propertiesperoxide - a viscous liquid with strong oxidizing properties; a powerful bleaching agent; also used (in aqueous solutions) as a mild disinfectant and (in strong concentrations) as an oxidant in rocket fuels
oxidant, oxidiser, oxidizer, oxidizing agent - a substance that oxidizes another substance
2.peroxide - an inorganic compound containing the divalent ion -O-O-
benzoyl peroxide - a white crystalline peroxide used in bleaching (flour or oils or fats) and as a catalyst for free radical reactions
oxide - any compound of oxygen with another element or a radical
Verb1.peroxide - bleach with peroxide; "She must peroxide her hair-it looks unnaturally blond"
bleach - make whiter or lighter; "bleach the laundry"
Translations
agua oxigenadaperóxido de hidrógeno
過酸化水素水過酸化物

peroxide

[pəˈrɒksaɪd]
A. Nperóxido m
B. CPD peroxide blonde Nrubia f de bote, rubia f oxigenada

peroxide

[pəˈrɒksaɪd] neau f oxygénée

peroxide

nPeroxid nt; a peroxide blonde (pej)eine Wasserstoffblondine; peroxide blonde hairwasserstoffblonde Haare

peroxide

[pəˈrɒksaɪd] nperossido

pe·rox·ide

n. peróxido de hidrógeno, agua oxigenada.

peroxide

n peróxido
References in classic literature ?
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