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oxidize

 [ok´sĭ-dīz]
to cause to combine with oxygen or to remove hydrogen.

ox·i·dize

(ok'si-dīz),
To combine or cause an element or radical to combine with oxygen or to lose electrons.

oxidize

/ox·i·dize/ (ok´sĭ-dīz) to cause to combine with oxygen or to remove hydrogen.

oxidize

[ok′sidīz]
Etymology: Gk, oxys,sharp, genein, to produce, izein, to cause
(of an element or compound) to combine or cause to combine with oxygen, to remove hydrogen, or to increase the valence of an element through the loss of electrons. oxidation, n., oxidizing, adj.

ox·i·dize

(ok'si-dīz)
To combine or cause an element or radical to combine with oxygen or to lose electrons.

oxidize

to cause to combine with oxygen or to remove hydrogen.
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The inside of the can had a mottled affect which could indicate oxidisation.
At this stage there is insufficient drill density to include the below oxidisation or fresh rock intercepts in the resource.
Instead I started with a chicken liver and foie gras parfait that was too firm, too chilled and showed the greying signs of oxidisation around its edges.
A small magnet will stick to many parts of the new bridge and any oxidisation in an area with a high content of salt in the atmosphere is bound to make things worse.
We will be cutting off small sections for analysis, measuring the vitamin E, the colour and the oxidisation and then asking our tasting panel what they think.
Prevailing winds are anticipated to accelerate the effects of oxidisation along the more exposed angular leading edges, so the skin will literally change with the wind.
When this is done the clarified water (known as centrate) is treated to prevent oxidisation and can the be re-introduced into an earlier part of the process.
Black marks are usually oxidisation so fill a basin with just boiled water and add cup of soda crystals (available in any supermarket) for every pint of water.
The birds, which are made of copper, have turned green over the years due to oxidisation.
If making your own basil pesto make sure it is covered in a small bowl immediately with clingfilm, to prevent oxidisation and the pesto turning black on contact with air.
Cut fruit and veg into chunks rather than thin strips, as there would be less surface area for oxidisation.
Geology boundaries and oxidisation zone have been identified; and