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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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Currently the drill density below the base of oxidisation is insufficient to meet JORC requirements for resource estimates.
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.
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.
The existing road pavement exhibits areas of significant oxidisation and ravelling, linear and crocodile cracking.
The nitric acid causes oxidisation, which manifests itself as a discolouration which can, for example, vary from shades of light brown to a dark brown/red to indicate different standards of gold.
Geology boundaries and oxidisation zone have been identified; and
For polymers which degrade due to hydrolysis, shear stress, or thermal and/or oxidisation influences, monitoring the polymer viscosity on-line can help keep production parameters within the boundaries needed to maintain product quality.