Definition of Oxidizable

1. Adjective. Capable of undergoing a chemical reaction with oxygen.

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Definition of Oxidizable

1. a. Capable of being oxidized.

Definition of Oxidizable

1. Adjective. Capable of being oxidized. ¹

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Definition of Oxidizable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxidizable

oxidators
oxide
oxides
oxidic
oxidimetry
oxidisable
oxidisation
oxidise
oxidised
oxidised cellulose
oxidised glutathione
oxidiser
oxidisers
oxidises
oxidising
oxidizable (current term)
oxidization
oxidize
oxidized
oxidized LDL cholesterol
oxidized rhizosphere
oxidizement
oxidizer
oxidizers
oxidizes
oxidizing
oxidizing agent
oxidizing agents
oxidopamine
oxidoreductase

Literary usage of Oxidizable

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1. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1861)
"In its new form, so far from being oxidizable at common temperatures, it may be heated to the fusing point of zinc without oxidizing or yielding odors of ..."

2. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1868)
"... sg 8-8; less oxidizable than iron. The sulphate has been given as a tonic in the dose of half a grain to a grain. ..."

3. Standards and Tests for Reagent Chemicals by Benjamin Lindley Murray (1920)
"oxidizable Substances.—Dissolve 1 gm. in 10 mils of water, add 5 mils of 10% sulphuric acid and 0.1 mil of tenth-normal potassium permanganate solution and ..."

4. A Dictionary of Chemical Terms by James Fitton Couch (1920)
"perature in order to render a mass friable or to drive off a volatile or oxidizable substance, as the calcination of limestone to produce lime. Calcium. ..."

5. The Metallic Alloys: A Practical Guide for the Manufacture of All Kinds of by Alfred Krupp, Andreas Wildberger, William Theodore Brannt (1888)
"... non-oxidizable alloy.—Copper 750 parts, nickel 140, black oxide of cobalt 20, ... oxidizable ..."

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