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oxidimetry

[ok-si-dim-i-tree] /ˌɒk sɪˈdɪm ɪ tri/
noun
1.
a technique of analytical chemistry that utilizes oxidizing agents for titrations.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; oxide + -i- + -metry
Related forms
oxidimetric
[ok-si-di-me-trik] /ˌɒk sɪ dɪˈmɛ trɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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oxidimetry

/ˌɒksɪˈdɪmɪtrɪ/
noun
1.
(chem) a branch of volumetric analysis in which oxidizing agents are used in titrations
Derived Forms
oxidimetric (ˌɒksɪdɪˈmɛtrɪk) adjective
Word Origin
C20: from oxid(ation) + -metry
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