Definitions of oxidation

  1. the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The act or process of oxidizing, or the state or result of being oxidized. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The operation of changing into an oxide, or oxygen mixture. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. The act of combining or of causing an element or compound to combine with oxygen. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  5. Process of turning into an oxide. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  6. The act of uniting with oxygen; also, the state of being so united. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Operation of converting into an oxide. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. The process of converting metals and other substances into oxides. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. Oxydation. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  10. Act of oxidizing, or condition of being oxidized, American pocket medical dictionary.
  11. The act of combining with oxygen. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  12. The process by which this combination is effected. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  13. n. Operation or process of converting into an oxide. Cabinet Dictionary