Oxidize - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɑːksɪdaɪz|  American pronunciation of the word oxidize
Brit.  |ˈɒksɪdʌɪz|  British pronunciation of the word oxidize
- enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide (syn: oxidate)
This metal oxidizes easily
- add oxygen to or combine with oxygen (syn: oxidate)

Examples

The paint oxidizes and discolors rapidly.

This metal oxidizes easily

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: oxidize
he/she/it: oxidizes
present participle: oxidizing
past tense: oxidized
past participle: oxidized
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