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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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Rapeseed oil samples oxidised for 18 and 40 hours and tested in the four-ball tribometer show different changes in their transmission spectra.
The greater changes in the oil oxidised for a longer time can be explained by the greater amount of decomposable hydroperoxides formed after the induction period.
8], the tribological properties of oxidised rapeseed oil change, but the impact is not significant (Fig.
The wear reduction properties of rapeseed oil oxidised for 40 h are improved compared with those of oil oxidised for 18 h, but the wear remains higher than that observed by lubricating with fresh rapeseed oil.