Oxidation - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌɑːksɪˈdeɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word oxidation
Brit.  |ɒksɪˈdeɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word oxidation

noun

- the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction (syn: oxidization)

Examples

oxidation ponds are extensively used for sewage treatment in the Midwest

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