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oxidizer

[ok-si-dahy-zer] /ˈɒk sɪˌdaɪ zər/
noun, Chemistry
1.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; oxidize + -er1
Related forms
antioxidizer, noun
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  • At standard temperature and pressure, it resists all but the strongest oxidizers.
British Dictionary definitions for oxidizers

oxidizer

/ˈɒksɪˌdaɪzə/
noun
1.
an oxidant, esp a substance that combines with the fuel in a rocket engine
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Word Origin and History for oxidizers

oxidizer

n.

1875, agent noun from oxidize.

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oxidizers in Medicine

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

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