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oxidant

 [ok´sĭ-dant]
the electron acceptor in an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction.

ox·i·dant

(ok'si-dant),
The substance that is reduced and that, therefore, oxidizes the other component of an oxidation-reduction system.

ox·i·dant

(ok'si-dănt)
The substance that is reduced and that, therefore, oxidizes the other component of an oxidation-reduction system.

ox·i·dant

(ok'si-dănt)
The substance that is reduced and that, therefore, oxidizes the other component of an oxidation-reduction system.
See: oxidizing agent

ox·i·dant

(ok'si-dănt)
The substance that is reduced and that, therefore, oxidizes the other component of an oxidation-reduction system.
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For the catalysed oxidation of sugars, the positive effect of catalysis was observed with [Cu.sup.2+] as catalyst in the reaction of galactose,but not in glucose with hexacyannoferrate(III) as oxidant table 5a.
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here [P.sub.G]--the partial pressure of the oxidant molecules in the bulk gas.
Benner postulates that the mysterious Martian oxidant processed meteoritic organic molecules into the undetected salts.
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Thus in such cases, the use of the more expensive oxidant [H.sub.2.O.sub.2] is usually economically justified.