oxidize

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converter that uses a platinum-iridium catalyst to oxidize pollutants and carbon monoxide into carbon dioxide and water; an antipollution device on an automotive exhaust system catalytic converter
usually rod-shaped bacteria that oxidize ammonia or nitrites: nitrobacteria family Nitrobacteriaceae , Nitrobacteriaceae
any of the nitrobacteria that oxidize nitrites into nitrates nitrate bacterium , nitric bacterium
any of the nitrobacteria that oxidize ammonia into nitrites nitrite bacterium , nitrous bacterium
any of the bacteria in the soil that take part in the nitrogen cycle; they oxidize ammonium compounds into nitrites or oxidize nitrites into nitrates nitrobacterium
soil bacteria that oxidize ammonia to nitrites nitrosobacteria , nitrous bacteria
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