noun Chemistry.

1870–75; oxidize + -er1

antioxidizer, noun
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oxidizer or oxidiser (ˈɒksɪˌdaɪzə)
an oxidant, esp a substance that combines with the fuel in a rocket engine
oxidiser or oxidiser

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1875, from oxidize.
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oxidizer ox·i·diz·er (ŏk'sĭ-dī'zər)
A substance that oxidizes another substance; an oxidizing agent. Also called oxidant.

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Example sentences
All pyrotechnic mixtures are made up of a fuel and an oxidizer.
AE: the only large scale use of perchlorate is as an oxidizer for solid
When rockets blast off, they need to carry not only fuel, but an oxidizer to
  ignite the fuel.
It also happens to be what bomb specialists call an oxidizer.
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