redox

[ree-doks]
noun, adjective Chemistry.

Origin:
1820–30; by shortening and inversion

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redox (ˈriːdɒks)
 
n
(modifier) another term for oxidation-reduction
 
[C20: from red(uction) + ox(idation)]

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redox
1928, from red(uction) + ox(idation).
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redox re·dox (rē'dŏks')
n.
See oxidation-reduction.

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Example sentences
He's also a fan of vanadium-redox batteries, which are large tanks with flowing electrolytes.
However, not all enzymes and redox mediators lend themselves well to such bonding.
Zinc bromide and vanadium redox flow batteries are other promising technologies.
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