Definition of Oxidizer

1. Noun. A substance that oxidizes another substance.

Exact synonyms: Oxidant, Oxidiser, Oxidizing Agent
Generic synonyms: Chemical Agent
Specialized synonyms: Hydrogen Peroxide, Peroxide
Derivative terms: Oxidise, Oxidize, Oxidise, Oxidize



Definition of Oxidizer

1. n. An agent employed in oxidation, or which facilitates or brings about combination with oxygen; as, nitric acid, chlorine, bromine, etc., are strong oxidizers.

Definition of Oxidizer

1. Noun. (chemistry) An oxidizing agent, especially one used to oxidize the fuel of a rocket or a fuel cell. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oxidizer

1. an oxidant [n -S] - See also: oxidant

Medical Definition of Oxidizer

1. An agent employed in oxidation, or which facilitates or brings about combination with oxygen; as, nitric acid, chlorine, bromine, etc, are strong oxidizers. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxidizer

oxidise
oxidised
oxidised cellulose
oxidised glutathione
oxidiser
oxidisers
oxidises
oxidising
oxidizable
oxidization
oxidize
oxidized
oxidized LDL cholesterol
oxidized rhizosphere
oxidizement
oxidizer (current term)
oxidizers
oxidizes
oxidizing
oxidizing agent
oxidizing agents
oxidopamine
oxidoreductase
oxidoreductases
oxidoreduction
oxids
oxidulated
oxilorphan
oxim
oximation

Literary usage of Oxidizer

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1. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1871)
"Two pipes go down nearly to the bottom of the oxidizer, — a large one for conveying a blast of air from a blowing-engine, and a smaller one for the ..."

2. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1871)
"Two pipes go down nearly to the bottom of the oxidizer, — a large one for conveying a blast of air from a blowing-engine, and a smaller one for the ..."

3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1866)
"The hues obtained usually vary with the nature of the oxidizer employed ; and the consequence has been the issuing of a proportionately ..."

4. The Corrosion of Iron and Steel by John Newton Friend (1911)
"(a) In those cases in which passivity is induced by simple immersion of the iron in a liquid, the latter is always a more or less powerful oxidizer, ..."

5. A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Sulphuric Acid by Georg Lunge (1896)
"We now revert to the commencement of the operation in the oxidizer. Supposing the proper amount of lime to have been added, the blowing is continued till ..."

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