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oxidate

[ok-si-deyt] /ˈɒk sɪˌdeɪt/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), oxidated, oxidating.
1.
to oxidize.
noun
2.
Geochemistry. any of the class of sediments consisting chiefly of oxides of iron or manganese.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; oxide + -ate1
Related forms
nonoxidating, adjective
unoxidated, adjective
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