Definition of Oxygenate

1. Verb. Impregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen. "Oxygenate blood"

Exact synonyms: Aerate, Oxygenise, Oxygenize
Generic synonyms: Process, Treat
Derivative terms: Aeration, Oxygen, Oxygenation, Oxygen



Definition of Oxygenate

1. v. t. To unite, or cause to combine, with oxygen; to treat with oxygen; to oxidize; as, oxygenated water (hydrogen dioxide).

Definition of Oxygenate

1. Verb. (transitive) To treat or infuse with oxygen ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oxygenate

1. [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES]

Medical Definition of Oxygenate

1. To unite, or cause to combine, with oxygen; to treat with oxygen; to oxidize; as, oxygenated water (hydrogen dioxide). Origin: Cf. F. Oxygener. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxygenate

oxygen lance
oxygen mask
oxygen masks
oxygen poisoning
oxygen pulse
oxygen radical
oxygen radioisotopes
oxygen stone
oxygen tank
oxygen tent
oxygen therapy
oxygen toxicity
oxygen utilization coefficient
oxygenase
oxygenases
oxygenate (current term)
oxygenated
oxygenated haemoglobin
oxygenates
oxygenating
oxygenation
oxygenations
oxygenator
oxygenators
oxygenian
oxygenic
oxygenic photosynthesis
oxygenise
oxygenised
oxygenises

Literary usage of Oxygenate

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1. A Monograph of the British Fossil Crustacea, Belonging to the Order Merostomata by Henry Woodward (1878)
"... by their upper end, whilst their lateral and lower rounded leaf-like borders were freely bathed in the fluid medium in order to oxygenate the blood. ..."

2. The royal phraseological English-French, French-English dictionary by John Charles Tarver (1853)
"1ère corn., to oxygenate. OYANT, E, part. рте». d'Ouïr, hearing. ... oxygenate ..."

3. Interagency Assessment of Oxygenated Fuelsedited by John H. Gibbons edited by John H. Gibbons (1999)
"These results can be summarized as follows: The HC emissions generally decrease with added fuel oxygenate. The NOX emissions increase with fuel oxygenate. ..."

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